emblematic vs symbolic what difference

what is difference between emblematic and symbolic

English

Etymology

From French emblématique. See emblem.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˌɛmbləˈmatɪk/
  • enPR: ĕmb-lə-mă-tĭk
  • Hyphenation: em‧blem‧at‧ic

Adjective

emblematic (comparative more emblematic, superlative most emblematic)

  1. Serving as, or relating to a symbol, emblem or illustration of a type.
    Synonyms: symbolic, illustrative
  2. (figuratively) Typical.
    Synonyms: representative, exemplary, characteristic, iconic

Translations

Further reading

  • “emblematic”, in Lexico, Dictionary.com; Oxford University Press, 2019–present.

Romanian

Etymology

From French emblématique

Adjective

emblematic m or n (feminine singular emblematică, masculine plural emblematici, feminine and neuter plural emblematice)

  1. emblematic

Declension



English

Etymology

From French symbolique or directly from Latin symbolicus, from Ancient Greek συμβολικός (sumbolikós, of or belonging to a symbol)

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: sym‧bo‧lic
  • Rhymes: -ɒlɪk

Adjective

symbolic (comparative more symbolic, superlative most symbolic)

  1. Pertaining to a symbol.
  2. Implicitly representing or referring to another thing.
    a symbolic gesture

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