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metaphorical

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English

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA: /ˌmɛtəˈfɒɹɪkəl/, SAMPA: /%mEt@"fQrIk@l/
  • (US) IPA: /ˌmɛtəˈfɔːɹɪkəl/, SAMPA: /%mEt@"fO:rIk@l/

Adjective

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Positive
metaphorical

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  1. Pertaining to or characterized by a metaphor; figurative; symbolic.

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