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Main Entry: 1repĚreĚsenĚtaĚtive
Pronunciation: secondarystressrep-ri-primarystresszent-schwat-iv
Function: adjective
1 : serving to represent <a painting representative of a battle>
2 : standing or acting for another especially through delegated authority
3 : of, based upon, or being a government in which the people are represented by persons chosen from among them usually by election
4 : serving as a typical example of the thing mentioned <a representative athlete>
- repĚreĚsenĚtaĚtiveĚly adverb
- repĚreĚsenĚtaĚtiveĚness noun

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