Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

a symbol of

a symbol of
1) a sign of sth; something that holds meaning
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    • a symbol of peace
  • Analysis
     A symbol is a sign or symbol which represents an object, function or process. Examples of symbols are a religious symbol, musical notation or representation on a road sign where the meaning is understood. If something is 'a symbol of' something else, it means it represents the second thing in the sentence: "Wearing black to an Irish funeral is a symbol of respect."
  • Social Examples (Basic)
    1. Doves are used as a common symbol of peace.
    2. Please accept this special necklace as a symbol of our new friendship.
  • Professional Examples (Basic)
    1. Management are delighted with our new logo. They think it's a great symbol of our dedication to perfection.
    2. Symbols are a way of communicating clearly with people in any language, that is why they are so important in UX.
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