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symptomatic

adjective 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 of low self-esteem in one of the partners. specialized medical showing symptoms of a particular disease: symptomatic AIDS patients symptomatic influenza A doctor who had treated an Ebola patient may have been symptomatic when he boarded the plane.
Translations of “symptomatic”
in Chinese (Traditional) 表明…存在的,是…的徵兆的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 表明…存在的,是…的征兆的…
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