nonrepresentative
nonrepresentative onrepresentative adj. 1. Not standing for something else. Opposite of {representative}.

Syn: unsymbolic. [WordNet 1.5]

2. Not giving a true representation of the characteristics of a group; -- of a sample or subgroup of a group; as, the weather we had in the summer of 1996 gave a nonrepresentative view of our normal weather.

Syn: biased, unrepresentative. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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