Definition of representative

Definition of representative
  1. representative Adjective Typical; having the same properties of interest as a larger group.
  2. representative Noun One who may speak for another in a particular capacity, especially in negotiation.
  3. representative Noun A member of a legislative or governing body who represents a constituency.
  4. representative Noun One that is taken as typical of a body of individuals.
  5. representative Noun A member of the US House of Representatives.
  6. representative Noun A designated member of an equivalence class.
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