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emblematic

[ em-bluh-mat-ik ]
/ ˌɛm bləˈmæt ɪk /
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adjective

pertaining to, of the nature of, or serving as an emblem; symbolic.

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Also em·blem·at·i·cal [em-bluh-mat-i-kuhl] /ˌɛm bləˈmæt ɪ kəl/ .

Origin of emblematic

1635–45; <Greek emblēmat-, stem of émblēma (see emblem) + -ic

OTHER WORDS FROM emblematic

em·blem·at·i·cal·ly, adverbem·blem·at·i·cal·ness, noun
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