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English definition of “symbolic”

symbolic

adjective     /sɪmˈbɒlɪk/
representing something: The blue , white , and red of the French flag are symbolic of liberty , equality , and fraternity .Signs, signals and symbolsSpecific signs and symbolsRepresentation in art and in generalTypifying, illustrating and exemplifyingMeaning and significance
symbolically adverb
(Definition of symbolic adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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