UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˌrɛprɪˈzɛntətɪv/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˌrɛprɪˈzɛntətɪv/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(rep′ri zentə tiv)

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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. a representative [sample, group, list]
  2. a representative sample of [patients, users, viewers, the population]
  3. a representative [body, democracy, assembly]
  4. a representative group [attended, met, spoke to] the [president]
  5. a representative [account, painting, synopsis] of the [struggle, battle]
  6. is [extremely, rather, barely, hardly] representative of
  7. is not (at all) representative of
  8. fully representative of [the group, its members]
  9. is (not) representative of the population [as a whole, at large]
  10. is representative of today's [habits, society, youth]
  11. is a representative example of
  12. representative of [influential, public, media] opinion]
  13. representative of [how, how hard, how little, how much]
  14. [survey, interview, poll, question] a representative sample (of)
  1. a representative of the [company, organization, government]
  2. a [company] representative
  3. [consult, contact, ask] your legal representative
  4. works as a [sales, marketing, support, customer-service] representative
  5. [openings, vacancies, jobs] for [sales] representatives
  6. speak to a [union, tribunal, staff] representative
  7. complained to the customer-service representative
  8. [contact, call, ask] your [travel, tour] representative
  9. the tour representative [guided, helped, collected] the guests
  10. appoint a representative to [meet, negotiate, hold talks]
  11. is a member of the House of Representatives
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