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- /ˌsɪmˈbɒlɪklɨ/, American:/ˌsɪmˈbɑːlɪklɨ/
- In a symbolic manner.
- By means of symbols or a symbol.
- As symbols or a symbol.
2003 Summer, Kristin Henrard, “Post-Apartheid South Africa: Transformation and Reconciliation”, in World Affairs, page 37:
- In the end, the deadlock was resolved by a minor -- but for the National Party symbolically important -- addition to one of the other subsections of the language clause.
in a symbolic manner