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Represent

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.

represent

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)

represent

(Portray), verb adumbrate, characterize, connote, delineate, denote, depict, designate, evoke, exprimere, illustrate, image, indicate, mean, picture, show, signify, stand for, symbolize, typify

represent

(Substitute), verb act, act as broker, act as delegate, act for, act in place of, act on behalf of, act vicariiusly, appear for, be ambassador for, be an agent for, be attorney for, be deputy for, be proxy for, be spokesman for, replace, speak for, stand in the place of, take the part of
Associated concepts: agency, represent a client's interests, represent a defendant, represent a principal
See also: adduce, advise, bare, bear, characterize, communicate, comport, comprehend, connote, construe, convey, copy, delineate, denote, depict, draw, exemplify, illustrate, impersonate, lobby, manifest, portray, purport, render, replace, signify, simulate, specify

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

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However, the representability of the generic simulation model is limited to normal designs.
Yet now, due to the increasing representability of the penis, and the market forces which now capitalise upon these changes, there has been a diversification of penile pathologies to include aesthetic as well as functional shortcomings.
Significantly, this position needs to be understood in terms of the filmmakers' relationship to hegemonic cinema traditions, (5) as Italian women filmmakers are not working in a vacuum but are slowly attempting to produce the conditions of representability for de Lauretis' "different social subject" within an established cinematic tradition forged almost entirely by 'great' fathers, for the most part uninterested in addressing the spectator as female.
Hawthorne recurrently positions Clifford at the very margins of representability, as with the "murmur"--"strangely indistinct," "less like articulate words than an unshaped sound" (95), yet full of the "profoundest emotion" (96)--which is the first manifestation of his vague presence in the novel.
1] of indomethacin, the morphometric analysis of the regenerating areas done in the control group fish as well as the treated fish with 3 different doses of indomethacin on days 4, 6 and 8 after amputation (days chosen due to their representability in the total process of regeneration of tail fins) when compared did not indicate any significant alteration (p > 0.
Related to them then is the concept of indeterminacy here referring to the ways in which the text questions the claim of representation and representability of violence.
57) Based on photographs taken in Rwanda in the autumn of 1994, it displays skepticism about the representability of genocide in the arts; skepticism about the ability of photography to represent experience; and, ultimately, skepticism about the human condition.
Certainly, as we are part of an extremely superficial culture, Michael Jackson's performances only embraced all that was part of America in both the good and bad senses as he stretched the limits of representability both as victim of an abusive childhood and as a superstar who went on to economically support the entirety of his abusive family, even in death.
14) Here, one has to recognize that rather than a "Native" response, a range of responses to appropriation or representation by others exists, and any broad claims of representability or lack thereof are suspect.
In The Life and Adventures of Joaquin Murieta, butchered flesh corrupts the dream in which part and whole correspond, thus undermining the promise of representation and representability as literary and political modes.
Cache's investment in the question of reality's "pure" representability becomes evident when we scrutinize the video footage it contains.
Mahadev and Wang [31] study among diamond-free graphs the unique representability problem.