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- Pertaining to a symbol.
2013 June 28, Joris Luyendijk, “Our banks are out of control”, in The Guardian Weekly, volume 189, number 3, page 21:
- Seeing the British establishment struggle with the financial sector is like watching an alcoholic […]. Until 2008 there was denial over what finance had become. When a series of bank failures made this impossible, there was widespread anger, leading to the public humiliation of symbolic figures.
- Referring to something with an implicit meaning.
terms related to symbolic (adjective)
Pertaining to a symbol
Referring to something with an implicit meaning