symptomatic Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “symptomatic” in the English Dictionary

"symptomatic" in British English

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uk   /ˌsɪmp.təˈmæt.ɪk/  us   /-ˈmæt̬-/
If something ​bad is symptomatic of something ​else, it is ​caused by the other thing and is ​proof that it ​exists: Jealousy within a ​relationship is usually symptomatic oflowself-esteem in one of the ​partners. specialized medical showingsymptoms of a ​particulardisease: symptomatic ​AIDSpatients symptomatic ​influenza A ​doctor who had ​treated an ​Ebolapatient may have been symptomatic when he ​boarded the ​plane.
(Definition of symptomatic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “symptomatic”
in Chinese (Simplified) 表明…存在的,是…的征兆的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 表明…存在的,是…的徵兆的…
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