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  1. symbolically(adverb)

    in a symbolic manner

    "symbolically accepted goals"

  2. symbolically(adverb)

    by means of symbols

    "symbolically expressed"


  1. symbolically(Adverb)

    In a symbolic manner.

  2. symbolically(Adverb)

    By means of symbols or a symbol.

  3. symbolically(Adverb)

    As symbols or a symbol.

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How to say symbolically in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of symbolically in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of symbolically in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of symbolically in a Sentence

  1. Adam Segal:

    It is not a huge market, but is important symbolically.

  2. David Satterfield:

    Is this a big sacrifice for retailers? No. But, symbolically, it's a good step.

  3. Dennis Cuneo:

    It gives the UAW a significant new tool in trying to organize the foreign automakers in the South. Symbolically, it’s going to be huge.

  4. United States:

    The United States endorsement is politically important, symbolically important, but in order to see a regime change, there are some things lacking, over the years President Nicolas Maduro's been very clever about co-opting their support, sharing economic benefits with them -- the military now has an oil services company.

  5. Erica Jong:

    To name oneself is the first act of both the poet and the revolutionary. When we take away the right to an individual name, we symbolically take away the right to be an individual. Immigration officials did this to refugees; husbands routinely do it to wives.

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