Etymology
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representation (n.)

c. 1400, representacioun, "image, likeness symbolic memorial," from Old French representacion (14c.) and directly from Latin repraesentationem (nominative repraesentatio), "a bringing before one, a showing or exhibiting," noun of action from past-participle stem of repraesentare "show, exhibit, display" (see represent (v.)).

The sense of "act of presenting to the mind or imagination" is attested by 1640s. The meaning "statement made in regard to some matter" is from 1670s. Legislative sense of "fact of representing or being represented" is by 1769, thus "share or participation in legislation, etc., by means of regularly chosen or appointed delegates; the system by which communities and societies have a voice in their own affairs and the making of their laws."

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misrepresentation (n.)

"unfair or dishonest account," 1640s, from mis- (1) "bad, wrong" + representation.

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representational (adj.)

"pertaining to or of the nature of representation," 1855, originally in philosophy, from representation + -al (1). Specifically of visual arts by 1923. Related: Representationally.

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huh (interj.)
as a representation of a grunting exclamation, attested from c. 1600.
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dammit (interj.)

representation of the oath damn it! as it usually is sounded, 1908.

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agin (prep.)
in modern use a representation of dialectal pronunciation of again or against.
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sec (n.)

by 1956 as a print representation of the conversational shortening of second (n.).

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kewl 
1996 as a graphic representation of a casual pronunciation of cool (adj.).
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burlesque (v.)
"make ridiculous by mocking representation," 1670s, from burlesque (n.). Related: Burlesqued; burlesquing.
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dramatization (n.)

"a dramatic representation; conversion into drama," 1796, from dramatize + noun ending -ation.

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