Emblem - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈembləm|  American pronunciation of the word emblem
Brit.  |ˈɛmbləm|  British pronunciation of the word emblem

noun

- special design or visual object representing a quality, type, group, etc.
- a visible symbol representing an abstract idea (syn: allegory)

Examples

The flag is the emblem of our nation.

He has come to be regarded as an emblem of conservatism.

The ox is the emblem of strength.

The national emblem of Canada is a maple leaf.

Expensive cars are seen as an emblem of success.

The maple leaf is an emblem of Canada.

Word forms

noun
singular: emblem
plural: emblems
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