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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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4254 per share representing the dividend payment originally due August 15, 2006, was declared on the outstanding Series C Preferred Stock, payable February 15, 2007, to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 5, 2007.
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2 billion, representing approximately 2 percent of total deposits in depository institutions in the state.
ISDA), a global trade association representing leading participants in the privately negotiated derivatives industry, which leased the balance of the 16th floor.
4 million in deposits, representing less than 1 percent of total deposits in depository institutions in the state.
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