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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.
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(ˌɛm bləˈmæt ɪk)

also em`blem•at′i•cal,

pertaining to or serving as an emblem; symbolic.
em`blem•at′i•cal•ly, adv.
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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"
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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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شِعاري، رَمْزي


[ˌemblɪˈmætɪk] ADJemblemático
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[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
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adjemblematisch (of für)
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[ˌɛmbləˈmætɪk] adjemblematico/a
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(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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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.
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This instrument, however, might perhaps have been emblematic of his double functions.
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