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Definition of symptomatic adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

symptomatic

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌsɪmptəˈmætɪk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsɪmptəˈmætɪk//
 
Ailments and diseases, Being ill
 
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being a sign of an illness or a problem a symptomatic infection symptomatic of something These disagreements are symptomatic of the tensions within the party. See related entries: Ailments and diseases, Being ill
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