Antonyms for non-representative

Grammar : Adj
Spell : rep-ri-zen-tuh-tiv
Phonetic Transcription : ˌrɛp rɪˈzɛn tə tɪv

Definition of non-representative

Origin :
  • "serving to represent," late 14c., from Old French representatif (early 14c.), from Medieval Latin repraesentativus, from stem of Latin repraesentare (see represent). Meaning "standing for others" is from 1620s; in the political sense of "holding the place of the people in the government, having citizens represented by chosen persons" is first recorded 1620s. Meaning "pertaining to or founded on representation of the people" is from 1640s.
  • As in subjective : adj emotional; based on inner experience rather than fact
Example sentences :
  • Of the two sets of usurpers, the army and a non-representative Parliament, they preferred the former.
  • Extract from : « Historical Tales, Vol. 4 (of 15) » by Charles Morris

Synonyms for non-representative

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