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One entry found for emblem.
Main Entry: em·blem
Pronunciation: primarystressem-blschwam
Function: noun
1 : an object or likeness used to suggest a thing that cannot be pictured <the flag is the emblem of one's country>
2 : a device, symbol, design, or figure used as an identifying mark <the emblem of the club>
synonyms EMBLEM, TOKEN, SYMBOL mean a sign for something else. EMBLEM applies to an object or picture that is commonly understood to stand for an idea <the bald eagle is an emblem of the United States>. TOKEN applies to an act, gesture, or object that is taken as a sign of sentiment <please accept this watch as a token of our appreciation>. SYMBOL applies to anything that is understood as a sign of something else <the lion is the symbol of courage>.

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