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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of represent.


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  • Not that all art reproduces an external reality, as it is said that painting or literature represents and music does not; but every work of art, in painting, poetry, music, or in the handiwork of the craftsman, _represents_ in that it is the symbol of the creator's ideal.

    The Enjoyment of Art

  • The designation represents a U.S. attempt to crack down on a circle of politically connected Afghan businessmen who have long been accused of criminal behavior and who have come to represent the culture of corruption that has hobbled the Afghan government.

    U.S. Treasury targets Afghan money launderers

  • The title represents a number of images and themes in the book.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • Still, the label represents a significant track record of quality that wouldn't necessarily emerge from a single tasting, Mr. Steinberger says.

    Informed Reader

  • The term represents the same lazy, shallow thinking that got us into Iraq, where Americans were persuaded that by dumping over Saddam, we were avenging 9/11.

    Buchanan on“Islamofascism”

  • They might learn the word “altruism” and rather than simply memorizing its definition, they note that the word represents a form of kindness and that it is related to charity, helping, and caring for others, and self-sacrifice.

    A Mind at a Time

  • The present holder of the title represents the houses of Colinton, Woodhall, and Ravelstone.

    James Nasmyth: Engineer, An Autobiography.

  • The name represents the easy way family, friends and of course, the flavors of food and wine all come together to make any meal a more delicious experience, said Sergei Kuharsky, General Manager of New Enterprises, Food Network.

  • Taking place in a land that is pun intended above and beyond the traditional climes of Hyrule, the title represents a high-flying adventure of a somehow more relatable, more human Link.

    Wired Top Stories

  • According to Ryan Lizza in the New Yorker, the term represents "a different definition of leadership than America is known for," and it reflects the reality that the United States lacks the power to impose its will and leadership across a more plural world.

    NYT > Home Page


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