Each new setting represents a different stage in her intellectual development.
More recently, these characteristics have been considered to represent different stages in the growth series of one species.
The three ships represent stages in the development of the Company.
It represents a stage, you might say, of psychological transformation.
The two documents represent different stages in the legislative process.
Yet they represented stages in his search for the mystery of the human condition.
The poem represents an early stage in Williams' development as a poet.
Looking back, the tracks are stated to represent various stages of this person's life.
Astronomers believe they may represent an early stage in the evolution of galaxies.
But for many, the move represents a second, sadder stage of retirement.