representative, instance, illustration, example
n. an item of information that is typical of a class or group; "this patient provides a typical example of the syndrome"; "there is an example on page 10"
representative, congresswoman, congressman
n. a member of the United States House of Representatives
n. a person who represents others
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adj. standing for something else; "the bald eagle is representative of the United States"
adj. serving to represent or typify; "representative moviegoers"; "a representative modern play"
n. the actual state of things; "that was not the case"
example, instance, case
n. an occurrence of something; "it was a case of bad judgment"; "another instance occurred yesterday"; "but there is always the famous example of the Smiths"
n. an informal representative; "an ambassador of good will"
surrogate, deputy
n. a person appointed to represent or act on behalf of others
diplomatist, diplomat
n. an official engaged in international negotiations
n. a person who deals tactfully with others
lawmaker, lawgiver
n. a maker of laws; someone who gives a code of laws
functionary, official
n. a worker who holds or is invested with an office
n. a leader engaged in civil administration
procurator, placeholder, proxy
n. a person authorized to act for another
mouth, mouthpiece
n. a spokesperson (as a lawyer)
mouth, mouthpiece
n. a spokesperson (as a lawyer)
computer backup, backup
n. (computer science) a copy of a file or directory on a separate storage device; "he made a backup in case the original was accidentally damaged or erased"
national leader, solon, statesman
n. a man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs
national leader, solon, statesman
n. a man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs
adj. typical or distinctive; "heard my friend's characteristic laugh"; "red and gold are the characteristic colors of autumn"; "stripes characteristic of the zebra"
typic, exemplary, emblematic
adj. being or serving as an illustration of a type; "the free discussion that is emblematic of democracy"; "an action exemplary of his conduct";
adj. conforming with or constituting a norm or standard or level or type or social norm; not abnormal; "serve wine at normal room temperature"; "normal diplomatic relations"; "normal working hours"; "normal word order"; "normal curiosity"; "the normal course of events"
veritable, regular
adj. often used as intensifiers; "a regular morass of details"; "a regular nincompoop"; "he's a veritable swine"
adj. conforming to definitive criteria; "the horseshoe crab is not a true crab"; "Pythagoras was the first true mathematician"
unsymbolic, nonrepresentative
adj. not standing for something else
untypical, atypical
adj. not representative of a group, class, or type; "a group that is atypical of the target audience"; "a class of atypical mosses"; "atypical behavior is not the accepted type of response that we expect from children"
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