Representative

What is Representative ?

Representative is (adj) typical The sample isn’t representative of the whole batch. (noun) 1. a person who represents someone, who speaks on behalf of someone else He asked his solicitor to act as his representative. Representatives of the workforce have asked to meet the management. 2. a travelling salesman They have vacancies for representatives in the north of the country. (NOTE: often called simply a rep) 3. the House of Representatives (in the United States) the lower house of Congress

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level