Rep`re*sen*ta"tion (-z?n-t?"sh?n), n. [F. reprsentation, L. representatio.]
The act of representing, in any sense of the verb.
That which represents.
A likeness, a picture, or a model; as, a representation of the human face, or figure, and the like.
A dramatic performance; as, a theatrical representation; a representation of Hamlet.
A description or statement; as, the representation of an historian, of a witness, or an advocate.
The body of those who act as representatives of a community or society; as, the representation of a State in Congress.
(e) Insurance [Law]
Any collateral statement of fact, made orally or in writing, by which an estimate of the risk is affected, or either party is influenced.
The state of being represented.
Syn. -- Description; show; delineaton; portraiture; likeness; resemblance; exhibition; sight.
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