representative

representative(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (person who represents another)
a. el representante
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la representante
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The representative spoke in the name of the student body.El representante habló en nombre del cuerpo estudiantil.
2. (occupation)
a. el representante
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la representante
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Carlos visits doctors in his capacity as a pharmaceutical representative.Carlos visita a los médicos en calidad de representante farmacéutico.
3. (politics)
a. el representante
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la representante
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The state representatives had a meeting about education.Los representantes estatales tuvieron una junta sobre la educación.
b. el diputado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la diputada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Citizens are not satisfied with the representatives' work.Los ciudadanos no están satisfechos con el trabajo de los diputados.
4. (specimen)
a. el ejemplar
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
In the tidepools, we found several representatives of the crustaceans we're studying.En las marismas, encontramos varios ejemplares de los crustáceos que estamos estudiando.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
5. (representing)
a. representativo
This is a representative painting of the Dada movement.Se trata de un cuadro representativo del movimiento dadaísta.
6. (symbolic)
a. representativo
Fernando says his sculpture is representative of struggles in modern rural communities.Fernando dice que su escultura es representativa de las luchas de las comunidades rurales modernas.
7. (exemplary)
a. representativo
Cheryl interviewed representative families from the lower, middle, and upper classes for her research.Cheryl entrevistó a familias representativas de las clases baja, media y alta para su investigación.
8. (politics)
a. representativo
The representative councll has eight members; one from each section of the housing development.El consejo representativo cuenta con ocho integrantes: uno por cada sección del desarrollo de viviendas.
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representative
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of company, on committee)
a. el representante
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
la representante
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (politics)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el representante mf, diputado(a)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
la representante mf, diputado(a)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
3. (general)
a. representativo(a)
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representative [ˌreprɪˈzentətɪv]
adjective
representativo;of de
these figures are more representative estas cifras son más representativas; representative government gobierno (m) representativo; a person not fully representative of the group una persona que no representa adecuadamente el grupo
noun
1 (gen) representante (m)
2 especially (Britain) (Comm) viajante (m)
3 (US) (Pol)
Representative diputadoadiputada (m) (f);a diputada the House of Representatives la cámara de Representantes; el Senado
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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