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Synonyms for representative

Synonyms for representative

one that is representative of a group or class

one who stands for another

serving as a symbol

serving to describe

Synonyms for representative

a member of the United States House of Representatives

an item of information that is typical of a class or group

serving to represent or typify

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standing for something else

being or characteristic of government by representation in which citizens exercise power through elected officers and representatives

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The House of Representatives shall chuse their Speaker and other Officers; and shall have the sole Power of Impeachment.
The Times, Places and Manner of holding Elections for Senators and Representatives, shall be prescribed in each State by the Legislature thereof; but the Congress may at any time by Law make or alter such Regulations, except as to the Places of chusing Senators.
The Senators and Representatives shall receive a Compensation for their Services, to be ascertained by Law, and paid out of the Treasury of the United States.
Every Bill which shall have passed the House of Representatives and the Senate, shall, before it become a Law, be presented to the President of the United States; If he approve he shall sign it, but if not he shall return it, with his Objections to that House in which it shall have originated, who shall enter the Objections at large on their Journal, and proceed to reconsider it.
Every Order, Resolution, or Vote to which the Concurrence of the Senate and House of Representatives may be necessary (except on a question of Adjournment) shall be presented to the President of the United States; and before the Same shall take Effect, shall be approved by him, or being disapproved by him, shall be repassed by two thirds of the Senate and House of Representatives, according to the Rules and Limitations prescribed in the Case of a Bill.
The Person having the greatest Number of Votes shall be the President, if such Number be a Majority of the whole Number of Electors appointed; and if there be more than one who have such Majority, and have an equal Number of votes, then the House of Representatives shall immediately chuse by Ballot one of them for President; and if no Person have a Majority, then from the five highest on the List the said House shall in like Manner chuse the President.
The Senators and Representatives before mentioned, and the Members of the several State Legislatures, and all executive and judicial Officers, both of the United States and of the several States, shall be bound by Oath or Affirmation, to support this Constitution; but no religious Test shall ever be required as a Qualification to any Office or public Trust under the United States
For these intermediate varieties will, from reasons already assigned (namely from what we know of the actual distribution of closely allied or representative species, and likewise of acknowledged varieties), exist in the intermediate zones in lesser numbers than the varieties which they tend to connect.
Conspicuous above all his contemporaries as the representative poet of Puritanism, and, by almost equally general consent, distinctly the greatest of English poets except Shakspere, stands John Milton.
Riyadh Yusuf Hamza met representatives of higher educational institutions and explored with them the academic accreditation scheme and other schemes launched by the Council, namely the strategies of higher education, scientific research and professionalism of teaching staff members.
Mohamed Abdel Samad Mehanna, representative for Al-Azhar
State Representative Stephanie Klick (R-Fort Worth)
Membership in the House of Representatives favors states with larger populations, while Senate membership gives states with smaller populations equal footing with large-population states.
section] 3107(a)) to establish a representative office in New York, New York.
The result has been a significant increase in control of accreditation as well as a systematic process for DoD contracting officer representatives (CORs) and DoD contractors.
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