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represent
,rɛprɪ'zɛnt
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Part of Speech(及物的动) transitive verb
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(动) As a verb
  1. To establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets).
  2. Bring forward and present to the mind.
  3. Point out or draw attention to in protest or remonstrance.
    • Express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol.
    • Describe or present, usually with respect to a particular quality.
      • Serve as a means of expressing something.
        • Create an image or likeness of.
        • Perform (a play), especially on a stage.
        • Play a role or part.
        • Be a delegate or spokesperson for; represent somebody's interest or be a proxy or substitute for, as of politicians and office holders representing their constituents, or of a tenant representing other tenants in a housing dispute.
        • Be representative or typical for.
        • Be the defense counsel for someone in a trial.
        • Form or compose.
        • Take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to.
        • Be characteristic of.
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