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To exhibit or expose; to appear in the character of.

When an item is represented, it is produced publicly. To represent an individual means to stand in his or her place, acting as his or her substitute or attorney.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.


v. 1) to act as the agent for another. 2) to act as a client's attorney. 3) the state something as a fact, such as "I tell you this horse is only four years old." 4) to allege a fact in court, as "I represent to the court, that we will present six witnesses," "We represent that this is the final contract between the parties." (See: representation)

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TO REPRESENT. To exhibit; to expose before the eyes: to represent a thing is to produce it publicly. Dig. 10, 4, 2, 3.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Video technology's capacity to capture and re-present the transmission, which itself may never have actually been live at all, thus preserves the sense of liveness, the "for me" relationship.
It's not always easy to take a live 60 minute presentation delivered in person using a raft of media to re-present, or as Janks, et al., (2014) would say 're-design', as a two dimensional paper-based or electronic article for an audience of AJLL readers who may not have been present for the conversations that built over the period of a conference.
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Color photos throughout make for a delightfully delicious presentation with all kinds of adaptations that take classic dishes and re-present them with a twist.
She seems to take a deep breath and then dive into a continuous stream of images that re-present her vast repertoire from the 1970s to the present.
Death, as we have already observed Barker mention in his theoretical texts, marks poetry's limit; and while poetry cannot re-present death, it is ultimately death that makes poetry necessary.
"We have to regroup our thoughts, re-present a new plan and everything.''
Instead, present, fire a shot, lower the piece and rest, then re-present. Big Paul shot a 1-handed group of five at 15 yards featuring one 4-shot hole and one a 1/2-inch out.
After winning Heritage Lottery Fund support, plans are advanced to re-display and re-present the Magna Carta in the Chapter House.
I wondered if I could visually re-present some of the same emotions that are theoretically the 'blues': Love, Joy, Pain, Celebration, Remembrance, and Sex.