As an adjective representative
As an adverb representatively is
in a representative manner.
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Typical; having the same properties or interest as a larger group.
- Are you sure this paper is representative of your child's writing?
- If you took all the fools out of the legislature, it wouldn't be a representative body anymore. — Texas State Senator Carl Parker.
One who may speak for another in a particular capacity, especially in negotiation.
A member of a legislative or governing body who represents a constituency.
- I will send a representative to work out the details of the contract.
One that is taken as typical of its class.
(US, politics) A member of the .
- She served four terms as representative of her local at the national union convention.
Company agent who visits potential purchasers, salesman.
- All representatives face re-election every two years.
* See also
In a representative manner.
* 2009 , Roland H. Bainton, Here I Stand: A Life of Martin Luther
- The Roman Church consists representatively in the cardinals, but virtually in the pope.