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as in emblem
a device, design, or figure used as an identifying mark the traditional physician's symbol of a staff entwined with a snake

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as in sign
a written or printed mark that is meant to convey information to the reader the symbol ¶ indicates where a new paragraph should begin symbols such as emoji that are used in texts

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“Symbol.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/symbol. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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