In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(stand for, constitute, depict)representarthe dove represents peace — la paloma representa la paz
- this represents a radical change in policy — esto representa / constituye un radical cambio de política
- In breach of this undertaking, the company executed an absolute assignment to another creditor of amounts represented by certain bills of exchange.
- Finally, inventory represents the amount of materials currently available for production.
- Williamson suggests that assets with a high amount of specificity represent sunken costs that have little value outside a particular exchange relationship.
- So, this represents the amount of money that would be left over if a company were to sell all of its assets at fair market value and then pay off all of liabilities.
- During the first four months of 1999, foreign investment in Korea amounted to US$2.8 billion, representing a 147.4 per cent increase from the same period a year before.
- If they do, then this amount would represent a lowerbound estimate for the true level of economic benefits.
- It must be pointed out that wherever land-value rating applies, it has been adopted by a poll of ratepayers representing a great amount of work and profound social concern.
- The numbers which accompany the letters in your code represent the actual amount of allowance you have, in other words tax free income, before you have to pay tax.
- Back wages owed to workers can be used as an estimate for the cost of compliance because they represent the amount of underpayment in compensation for a typical contractor.
- In example 50 the numerals representing the scale-degrees are misplaced, and example 20 ends just before the crucial chord mentioned in the text.
- Compared to the annual value, this drop represents an 11.5 percent reduction in regressivity.
- When teachers describe for a student the actions that take place in a particular movement, the words they use are symbols representing a more abstract concept.
- However, three-dimensional figurative depictions soon predominated, with painted pictograms representing symbols, mottos, and accomplishments of kings.
- The amount represents the largest source of money, outweighing contributions from labor unions and political parties.
- Names may be represented by the letters of the alphabet: thus A, B, &c., may stand for any names we are considering, simple or complex.
- Her photo exhibit ‘Voices of Women’ celebrates as beautiful a wide variety of images representing women and the feminine.
- All throughout the menus, you'll see spinning 3D symbols representing your selected option - you'll even see tires spinning in the car configuration option that carry the assigned tread.
- This amount, per Jupiter, represents a mere 2 percent of the total projected $2.7 billion event-ticket market.
- In the final years of the 1980s the deficits amounted to €3.5 billion, representing a huge 13 per cent slice of what was then a much smaller national cake.
- The term was first used in a French treatise on dance by Raoul-Auger Feuillet and Pierre Beauchamp to denote graphic symbols representing the movement of the feet.
- The final figure will also represent a 21 per cent decline on the number of new jobs created last year.
- This represents some 40 percent of the overall annual production.
- The certainty equivalent represents the amount of money a producer would accept to avoid the risk present in a particular revenue scenario.
- This figure represented a 5 per cent increase on the same figure in 1999.
- Very often the cost of the shares, representing the amount subscribed on the incorporation of the company, is very low.
- His pay last year was made up of £500,000 in base salary and a £150,000 bonus, representing half the amount he was entitled to.
- The upper values represent the 95th percentile values for the entire sample.
- In cartoons and drawings an alcoholic beverage is represented by an XXX sign, but for a reason.
2(act as representative for)(client/president) representarComercio (company) ser representante deComercio (company) ser agente de
- Tiasa, a union representing non-academic staff at Unitec, has called for the institute to drop further legal action.
- Just remember: not only do they represent you, but they are you, to Joe Public.
- She is represented by Ricco / Maresca Gallery in New York.
- I had a very difficult time getting a lawyer to represent me.
- The Academy was the brainchild of The Society of Authors, the professional body that represents writers.
- In the ensuing excitement, they formally offered to represent him, because, as Lotta put it at the time, ‘this guy, we don't want to lose.’
- One of them is to appoint a non-executive Director to represent consumers, and I suspect the appointment will be heavily influenced by the Government.
- Mr. Childs, an experienced builder of skyscrapers, is in the sensitive position of representing a client who believes he can remake the plan for his own purposes.
- I quit my job at the skate shop, but that means I've more time for doing what I love - representing students and fighting for their rights.
- We began mostly by representing residents on welfare cases.
- He didn't represent me, but he represented my father-in-law, Peter Burroughs.
- The reality is that they can't realistically hope to represent all students.
- The ICTU is under massive pressure from trade union officials representing workers in the private sector.
- Seeing galleries that ‘take risks’ and represent new artists is refreshing and encouraging.
- Sometimes he is also assisted by an adjunct who will later represent him during absences.
- What were you looking in the gallery that represented you?
- If he currently manages other artists how long have those other artists been represented by him?
- To represent members effectively, directors must know what members need.
- They're willing to put their life on hold in order to represent you, the student.
- He offered me a show, bought my pieces of work and offered to represent me.
3.1formal (describe)presentarthe press has represented him as an ogre — la prensa lo ha presentado como un ogro
- he represented her as (being) his daughter — la hacía pasar por su hija
- ‘With their gift of intelligence and heart they [young people] represent the future of the world,’ he said.
- Aspirations best represent the dreams of young women, while expectations reflect a realistic view of the world.
- Unmistakably, too, this description represents an aspect of his own aspiration.
- Hermetic poetry was a poetry that sought, not to describe or represent, but to evoke.
3.2formal (in protest, remonstrance)they represented their grievances to the board — elevaron sus protestas a la junta
- represent to the manager how important this matter is — hágale presente al gerente la importancia de este asunto
- The company also represented that they had helped it to hedge downside risk.
- He further represented that he had the bank's authority to make a direct contract between it and the payee by the use of the cheque card.
- The information contained in this article was obtained from sources believed to be reliable; however, we cannot represent that it is accurate or complete.
- Further, he claims Eircom wrongly represented that the agreed discount was for £85,000.
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