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allegory

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allegory/ˈæləˌgori/
British/ˈæləgri/noun
pluralallegories
allegory
/ˈæləˌgori/British/ˈæləgri/
noun
pluralallegories
Learner's definition of ALLEGORY  
: a story in which the characters and events are symbols that stand for ideas about human life or for a political or historical situation
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— allegorical

/ˌæləˈgorɪkəɫ/adjective,[more allegorical; most allegorical]

— allegorically

/ˌæləˈgorɪkli/adverb
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