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Significado de “symbolic” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "symbolic" - Diccionario Inglés

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symbolicadjective

uk   /sɪmˈbɒl.ɪk/  us   /sɪmˈbɑː.lɪk/ (also symbolical )
C2 representing something else: The skull at the bottom of the picture is symbolic of death.
used to refer to an action that expresses or seems to express an intention or feeling, but has little practical influence on a situation: Five hundred troops were sent in, more as a symbolic gesture than as a real threat.

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symbolically
adverb uk   /sɪmˈbɒl.ɪ.kəl.i/  us   /sɪmˈbɑː.lɪ.kəl.i/
(Definition of symbolic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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