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SYMBOL. A sign; a token; a representation of one thing by another.
     2. A symbolical delivery is equivalent, in many cases, in its legal effects, to actual delivery; as, for example, the delivery of the keys of a warehouse in which goods are deposited, is a delivery sufficient to transfer the property. 1 Atk. 171; 5 John. 335; 2 T. R. 462; 7 T. R. 71; 2 Campb. 243; 1 East, R. 194; 3 Caines, 182; 1 Esp. 598; 3 B. & C. 423.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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During the next 10 days that Frank attended the day program (days 6 to 15; sessions 11 to 30), Frank received direct instruction about the tangible object symbol. Treatment was divided into two formats.
The order came on an application submitted by Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) requesting EC not to grant concession for allotment of "Arrow", the reserved symbol of JD(U) under the provisions of Para 10 of the Election Symbols (Reservation & Allotment) Order, 1968, to the candidates set up by JD(U) in any election in the State of Jharkhand.
But trying to create historical distortions of a symbol of the first president, is one way of how not to create, produce, consume or contest heritage.
For a logo to become a symbol, people must be inspired to use that logo to say something about who you are.
However, since the early 1920s, the swastika has been affiliated with Nazism, fascism and anti-Semitism after it was used by Adolf Hitler's Nazi Party as a symbol of the party.
Chaudhary Salik Hussain, Pakistan Muslim League candidate on Tractor symbol, Mohammad Amir, Pakistan Justice and Democratic Party on Gavel symbol and Mohammad Yaqoob, Crane, the candidate of Tehree-e-Labbaik Pakistan are contesting election from NA-65, Chakwal-II.
'I did not consult with anyone regarding my election symbol. I chose a jeep myself from three options I was given by the Election Commission of Pakistan,' he said.
The 'jeep group' has chosen this symbol to show their strong intent to be powerful by showing symbolic deception, as independents have used their symbol for deception, and someone within the independents have played a fast one to choose jeep as symbol in election.
However, her name is still on list of contesting candidates from NA-247 as an independent candidate whose symbol is a butterfly.
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Earlier, PPP's Secretary General Nayyar Hussain Bukhari had requested the Election Commission of Pakistan to allot party its original electoral symbol of the sword.