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  • n. Plural form of representation.

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Examples

  • He uses indeed the word kinaeseis, to express what we call representations or ideas, but he carefully distinguishes them from material motion, designating the latter always by annexing the words en topo, or kata topon.

    Biographia Literaria

  • "We have received certain representations from the British homosexual community, but after due consideration we have taken the view that British fags are a raunchy little group of pagans, bastards, eunuchs, and insurgents and God hates them all and the whole of the UK too," a spokesman for the WBC said yesterday.

    Archive 2007-06-01

  • For these reasons, the Stolen Valor Act, if read to apply only to knowingly false representations, is likely facially constitutional.

    NEWS February2010

  • "Keep in mind that the rating services basically based a lot of their rating decisions not on an examination of every loan or the collateral, but basically on representations from the issuer," Cecala said.

    New Proof Wall Street Knew Its Mortgage Securities Were Subpar: Clayton Execs Testify

  • The result of the E8 calculation, which contains all the information about E8 and its representations, is 60 gigabytes in size.

    Archive 2007-06-01

  • The result of E8 and all its representations is 60 gigabytes in size, enough to store 45 continuous days of music in MP3 format.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • 'Mechanisms and representations' is precisely the insidious dualistic picture the eliminativists are trying to eliminate.

    Backing Into an Evidentiary Standard for ID

  • My only wish (and it's not a complaint) is for the editors to cast their nets even wider, with less multiple representations from the same author - but as an anthologist myself, I understand this sometimes occurs.

    lit on the web: warm bodies 2

  • Both agree that the chief historical relevance of these representations is their ability to elucidate an unfortunate event in American history: the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882.

    The Romance of China: Excursions to China in U.S. Culture: 1776-1876

  • The almost mythical proportions of this single photographic image, so often used in representations of the struggle against apartheid, paled both before the enormity of a mother's pain as she tried to make sense of her loss and before the determination with which she argued for a son's rightful search for continuity with his father's past.

    'I Saw a Nightmare …' Doing Violence to Memory: The Soweto Uprising, June 16, 1976

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