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Definition of representational adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    , NAmE//ˌrɛprɪzənˈteɪʃənl//
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  1. 1(technology) (especially of a style of art or painting) trying to show things as they really are It is on pottery that representational art first appeared again in ancient Greece. compare abstract
  2. 2involving the act of representing someone or something local representational democracy
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