represent

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represent(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to symbolize)
a. representar
This ring represents your eternal bond of love.Este anillo representa su vínculo eterno de amor.
2. (to be a representative of)
a. representar a
She represents 700,000 people in Congress.Ella representa a 700,000 personas en el Congreso.
3. (to portray)
a. presentar
The media have finally stopped representing him as a criminal.Los medios finalmente han dejado de presentarlo como un criminal.
b. describir
That soundbite does not accurately represent my thoughts on this topic.Esa cita corta no describe fielmente lo que pienso sobre este tema.
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represent
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (depict, symbolize)
a. representar
2. (describe)
a. presentar, describir
to represent a companyrepresentar a una empresa
this represents a great improvementesto representa una gran mejora
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represent [reprɪˈzent]
transitive verb
1 (stand for, symbolize) representar
2 (act or speak for) [+client, country] representar a; [+company] ser agente de; [+change, achievement] representar
he represents nobody but himself no representa a nadie sino a sí mismo; his early work is well represented in the exhibition sus primeros trabajos están bien representados en la exposición; su primera época está bien representada
3 (convey, explain) presentar; describir
you represented it falsely to us usted nos lo describió falsamente; it has been represented to us that ... se ha pretendido que ...; se nos ha dicho que ...; the goods are not as represented las mercancías no son como nos las describieron
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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