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unrepresentative

(ˌʌnrɛprɪˈzɛntətɪv)
adj
not typical or representative
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Adj.1.unrepresentative - not exemplifying a class; "I soon tumbled to the fact that my weekends were atypical"; "behavior quite unrepresentative (or atypical) of the profession"
atypical, untypical - 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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unrepresentative

[ˈʌnˌreprɪˈzentətɪv] ADJ (= untypical) → poco representativo
to be unrepresentative of sthno ser representativo de algo
he holds an unrepresentative viewmantiene una opinión poco representativa
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

unrepresentative

[ˌʌnrɛprɪˈzɛntətɪv] adjpas représentatif/ive
unrepresentative of sth → pas représentatif/ive de qch
His views are unrepresentative of the population as a whole → Ses opinions ne sont pas représentatives de celles de l'ensemble de la population.
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unrepresentative

adj minority, sample etcnicht repräsentativ; (Pol) governmentnicht frei gewählt; unrepresentative of somethingnicht repräsentativ für etw; the Party is unrepresentative of the peopledie Partei repräsentiert das Volk nicht
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unrepresentative

[ˌʌnrɛprɪˈzɛntətɪv] adj (untypical) → atipico/a, poco rappresentativo/a
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