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sym·bol

symbol

 
 
pronunciation:
sIm bl
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an object or picture that represents something else.
The rose is a symbol of love.
similar words:
emblem, token
definition 2: a sign or figure that represents a particular number, quality, or process.
The plus sign "+" is the symbol for addition.
synonyms:
sign
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