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ˌɛm bləˈmæt ɪkem·blem·at·ic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. emblematic, emblematical, symbolic, symbolicaladjective

    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"

  2. emblematic, exemplary, typicadjective

    being or serving as an illustration of a type

    "the free discussion that is emblematic of democracy"; "an action exemplary of his conduct";


  1. emblematicadjective

    Serving as, or relating to a symbol, emblem or illustration of a type

Webster Dictionary

  1. Emblematicadjective

    alt. of Emblematical

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  1. Alex
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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of emblematic in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of emblematic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of emblematic in a Sentence

  1. Adam Andrzejewski:

    The EPA wasting $160 million on public relations dwarfs our recent exposure of their high-end furniture purchases ($92 million), nothing is emblematic of government excess like an army of highly compensated PR agents sitting in their easy chairs. It’s simply waste.

  2. Carlos Solar:

    The colonia Roma is emblematic in the context of Mexico City. It's an old quarter, more than a century old, it's significant, it's symbolic. It carries for us very painful memories, like the earthquakes, especially 1985.

  3. Joseph Quinlan:

    The (Caterpillar) news is not helping matters, it's emblematic of a weaker global economy.

  4. Joseph Quinlan:

    The( Caterpillar) news is not helping matters, it's emblematic of a weaker global economy.

  5. Roger Goodell:

    Without black players there would be no National Football League, and the protests around the country are emblematic of the centuries of silence, inequality and oppression of black players, coaches, fans and staff.

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    (of a glutinous liquid such as paint) not completely dried and slightly sticky to the touch
    • A. ectomorphic
    • B. tacky
    • C. contagious
    • D. arbitrary

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