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 (ĕm′blə-măt′ĭk) or em·blem·at·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
Of, relating to, or serving as an emblem; symbolic.

[French emblématique, from Medieval Latin emblēmaticus, of an emblem, from Latin emblēma, emblēmat-, emblem; see emblem.]

em′blem·at′i·cal·ly adv.


(ˌɛm bləˈmæt ɪk)

also em`blem•at′i•cal,

pertaining to or serving as an emblem; symbolic.
em`blem•at′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.emblematic - serving as a visible symbol for something abstract; "a crown is emblematic of royalty"; "the spinning wheel was as symbolic of colonical Massachusetts as the codfish"
representative - standing for something else; "the bald eagle is representative of the United States"
2.emblematic - being or serving as an illustration of a type; "the free discussion that is emblematic of democracy"; "an action exemplary of his conduct";
typical - exhibiting the qualities or characteristics that identify a group or kind or category; "a typical American girl"; "a typical suburban community"; "the typical car owner drives 10,000 miles a year"; "a painting typical of the Impressionist school"; "a typical romantic poem"; "a typical case of arteritis"


1. symbolic, significant, figurative, allegorical Dogs are emblematic of faithfulness.
2. characteristic, representative, typical, symptomatic This comment is emblematic of his no-nonsense approach to life.


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[ˌemblɪˈmætɪk] ADJemblemático


[ˌɛmbləˈmætɪk] adj
(= symbolic) [object, picture, figure] → emblématique
to be emblematic of sth → être un symbole de qch
(= representative, typical) to be emblematic of sth → être emblématique de qch


adjemblematisch (of für)


[ˌɛmbləˈmætɪk] adjemblematico/a


(ˈembləm) noun
an object chosen to represent an idea, a quality, a country etc. The dove is the emblem of peace.
ˌembleˈmatic (-ˈmӕtik) adjective
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Concerts and plays swept past them, money had been spent and renewed, reputations won and lost, and the city herself, emblematic of their lives, rose and fell in a continual flux, while her shallows washed more widely against the hills of Surrey and over the fields of Hertfordshire.
In the array of funerals, too -- whether for the apparel of the dead body, or to typify, by manifold emblematic devices of sable cloth and snowy lawn, the sorrow of the survivors -- there was a frequent and characteristic demand for such labour as Hester Prynne could supply.
Quicker than the thoughts could follow those unexpected and audacious movements, an image, armed in the emblematic panoply of death, glided before their eyes, and assumed a threatening attitude at the other's side.
This instrument, however, might perhaps have been emblematic of his double functions.
They cover the European emblem, the ratio studiorum, the Jesuit theory of symbology, the major Jesuit emblematic books, the material culture, and purposes served by Jesuits using emblematic forms.
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Simon McKeown, Emblematic Paintings from Sweden's Age of Greatness.
A further goal of the conference was expanding the scope of scholarship concerning the emblematic method in both historical and contemporary genres that are emblematic in their approach without constituting, strictly speaking, true emblems.
Richard Dimler's extensive writings on emblematic theory and practice, examine the rhetorical form and function of the Jesuit emblem between the late sixteenth and early eighteenth centuries.
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