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represent someone in something

to act as one's advocate or agent in business or legal proceedings. My lawyer represented me in court. His attorney will represent him in all his dealings with the publishing company.
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represent someone or something as something

to depict or portray someone or something as something; to think of someone or something as something. I don't think you should represent me as so perfect. After all, I'm human. The artist represented my puppy as a playful animal.
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represent something to someone

 
1. to exemplify something to someone. What does this behavior represent to you? This represents a lapse in manners to me.
2. to explain a matter to someone. He represented the matter to me in a much more charitable light. I did not represent it properly to you.
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which gives a sum equal to the representable number
2 A matroid M over R is representable (or realizable) if it is the map on objects of some functor F: B(E) [right arrow] R-Mod, and axioms (M1) and (M2) are satisfied by choosing the morphisms F(A [right arrow] Ab).
loc](U) is a function of locally bounded directional variation in the direction u in U if the directional distributional derivative of f in the direction u is representable by a signed Radon measure, i.
Thus, alteration (or, in other words, the invention of the Other) supposes by itself the identification of a non-Us which, in the context of social and political competition, becomes an adversary whose nature and dimensions are representable through discourse.
Jealousy goes on touching one for eternity, with a finger more insistent than true love--jealousy's negativity confers upon it an imaginary world that is more tangible, more representable, more delimitable than the pure abyss of love; jealousy becomes love's finest blade, the most delicious and ambiguous whetstone--
Through this approach, the author facilitates the representation of acts of violence generally seen as not representable and unspeakable.
1), the field tensor is identically representable from a vector potential A with
Modeling suggests that the overall structure is representable in form of a directed graph (digraph) model.
In this allegorical framework, the advertisement also comes up against a limit of what is representable, a limit that marks the boundary between the obvious, the taken-for-granted, and, even, the critically or reasonably permissible, and, yet, something unthinkable, absurd, descends into consciousness.
At least 20 cavities per SEM photograph were measured to ensure that the measurements are statistically representable.
Although death obtains a specific personal appearance through personification, it does not become more knowable or representable in the works of Viljoen/Winterbach, however.
is somehow truer than the representable (which necessarily dissembles it), more original, and qualitatively other: that is, it does not differ from the representable by virtue of a greater fullness and unity of those transcendental moments that constitute the world of appearance, but by virtue of its absolute difference, its dialectical or negative indeterminacy, its no-thingness.
Those states of unspeakable historical experience are metamorphosed at the hands of states and their agents into representable conditions, manageable states of affairs and affairs of state, through their reinscription in(to) the terms of legality" (ibid.
NI cannot very easily be transformed into the various positions on the thought presentation scale because mental states and emotions are not always representable as thoughts.
Likewise, the technical link between seismics and wells is noticeable, being these two representable variables of areas where the major exploration investments have been executed.