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Significado de “symbol” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "symbol" - Diccionario Inglés

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symbolnoun [C]

uk   /ˈsɪm.bəl/  us   /ˈsɪm.bəl/
B2 a ​sign, ​shape, or ​object that is used to ​represent something ​else: A ​heartshape is the symbol of ​love. The ​wheel in the ​Indianflag is a symbol ofpeace.
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something that is used to ​represent a ​quality or ​idea: Water, a symbol oflife, ​recurs as an ​imagethroughout her ​poems.
a ​number, ​letter, or ​sign used in ​mathematics, ​music, ​science, etc.: The symbol foroxygen is O.
An ​object can be ​described as a symbol of something ​else if it ​seems to ​represent it because it is ​connected with it in a lot of people's ​minds: The ​privatejet is a symbol ofwealth.

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(Definition of symbol from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "symbol" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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symbolnoun [C]

 us   /ˈsɪm·bəl/
anything used to ​represent something ​else, such as a ​sign or ​mark, a ​person, or an ​event: Five ​interlockingrings is the symbol of the ​Olympicgames. She’s a symbol of ​hope for ​peopleliving with this ​condition.
Symbols are used in ​mathematics, ​music, and ​science and also have ​variouspractical uses: The symbol on this ​labelmeans that the ​shirt is ​washable.
symbolic
adjective  us   /sɪmˈbɑl·ɪk/
The Oval Office in the ​WhiteHouse has come to be ​regarded as symbolic of the ​presidency.
symbolically
adverb  /sɪmˈbɑl·ɪk·li/
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Significado de "symbol" - Diccionario Inglés para los negocios

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symbolnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈsɪmbəl/
a ​sign, ​shape, or ​object that is used to ​represent something else: The Nike ​tick is an instantly recognizable symbol.
something that ​shows someone's ​position in ​society: The BlackBerry and the iPhone, initially symbols of high ​status, have become popular choices in the ​marketplace. Owning a ​car has become a symbol of ​success in China's ​main cities.
STOCK MARKET →  ticker
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(Definition of symbol from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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