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adjective British English pronunciation: symptomatic /ˌsɪmptəˈmætɪk/
  1. 1
    formal showing the existence of a problem or of a bad situation
    symptomatic of:

    The dispute is symptomatic of tensions that exist within the union.

  2. 2
    showing the symptoms of an illness

    symptomatic gall bladder disease

    symptomatic patients

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