Definition of representativeness in US English:



  • See representative

    • ‘What is obvious is that, despite this rainbow of representativeness, one notable absence was the working-class, white male.’
    • ‘What is represented in litigation is only a snapshot of the broader legal landscape, and this representativeness needs to be accounted for.’
    • ‘For example, new employees frequently are judged with respect to their representativeness of previously selected employees.’
    • ‘The issue of representativeness was of little significance because of my predominantly qualitative and narrative research approach.’
    • ‘Writers who ignore or gloss over the audience cannot fully understand the appeal of popular figures, explore the music's contingent social effects, or contest the representativeness of existing accounts.’