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English adjective: emblematic

1. emblematic serving as a visible symbol for something abstract


SamplesA crown is emblematic of royalty.
The spinning wheel was as symbolic of colonical Massachusetts as the codfish.


Synonymsemblematical, symbolic, symbolical


Similarrepresentative


Antonymsnonrepresentative, unsymbolic

2. emblematic being or serving as an illustration of a type


SamplesThe free discussion that is emblematic of democracy.
An action exemplary of his conduct.


Synonymsexemplary, typic


Similartypical


Antonymsatypical, untypical









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