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adjective British English pronunciation: symbolic /sɪmˈbɒlɪk/
  1. 1
    representing something important

    This meeting has great symbolic importance for the people of Ireland.

    It was highly symbolic that she named her son after our father.

  2. 2
    used or considered as a symbol
    symbolic of:

    The wedding rings are symbolic of their love.

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symbolically

 British English pronunciation: symbolically /sɪmˈbɒlɪkli/  adverb

The vote is symbolically important.

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