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representative (n):
an item of information that is typical of a class or group
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this patient provides a typical example of the syndrome.
there is an example on page 10

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representative (n):
a member of the United States House of Representatives
representative (n):
a person who represents others
representative (n):
an advocate who represents someone else's policy or purpose
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the meeting was attended by spokespersons for all the major organs of government
representative (s):
being or characteristic of government by representation in which citizens exercise power through elected officers and representatives
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representative government as defined by Abraham Lincoln is government of the people, by the people, for the people
representative (a):
standing for something else
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the bald eagle is representative of the United States
representative (s):
serving to represent or typify
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representative moviegoers.
a representative modern play
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You cannot burn the candle at both ends

Mum iki ucundan yakılmaz.
Someone who burns the candle at both ends lives life at a hectic pace, doing things which are likely to affect their health badly.
to work very hard and stay up very late at night. [One end of the candle is work done in the daylight, and the other end is work done at night.]
to get little sleep or rest because you are busy until late every night and you get up early every morning.
to regularly stay awake late and get up early because you are too busy.



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