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Principal Translations
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representar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (pintura, dibujo: simbolizar) (convey figuratively)represent, portray, depict vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (US)symbolize vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (UK)symbolise vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 La paloma blanca representa la paz.
 The white dove represents peace.
representar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (ejemplificar, personificar) (be typical of)represent, exemplify vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Lorenzo Ghiberti representa al artista del Quattrocento.
 Lorenzo Ghiberti represents (or: exemplifies) the artist of the Quattrocento.
representar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (actuar en nombre de otro) (act in place of or on behalf of [sb])represent vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  be the representative of v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (informal: take [sb]'s place)stand in for v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 El secretario de Estado representó al presidente en la cumbre.
 The Secretary of State represented the President at the summit.
representar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (obra: escenificar) (theatrical part)play vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  play the role of v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  do vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  put on vi phrasal insep
 Representaron Hamlet en el parque.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. She played the lead role in the production.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. The theater group did a Neil Simon play last week.
representar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (persona: aparentar cierta edad) (your age)look viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  seem to be, appear to be v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Tu abuelo representa menos edad de la que tiene.
 Your grandfather looks younger than he is.
representar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (suponer, significar) (have significance)mean vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  stand for vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
  (US: serve as a symbol)symbolize, signify vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (UK)symbolise, signify vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Su título profesional representaba muchos años de estudio.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. Your opinion means a lot to me.
 
Additional Translations
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representarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (evocar, imaginarse)imagine vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 ¿Te representaste al personaje de Wilde cuando oíste al ruiseñor?
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. I just can't imagine myself climbing a mountain.
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2019:

Compound Forms:
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representar a vtr + prep (actuar en nombre de)represent vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Pedro representará al jefe mientras él está de viaje.
representar ante vtr + prep (actuar por otro ante)represent before vtr + prep
 María nos representa ante el jurado internacional.
representar dignamente loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (hacer digna representación)represent with dignity v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  represent worthily vtr + adv
representar en represent at vtr + prep
  represent in vtr + prep
representar un peligro loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (suponer un peligro)represent a danger v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  represent a hazard v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  pose a danger, pose a threat v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
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