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Noun1.symbolisation - the use of symbols to convey meaningsymbolisation - the use of symbols to convey meaning
meaning, signification, import, significance - the message that is intended or expressed or signified; "what is the meaning of this sentence"; "the significance of a red traffic light"; "the signification of Chinese characters"; "the import of his announcement was ambiguous"
2.symbolisation - something visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisiblesymbolisation - something visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisible; "the eagle is a symbol of the United States"
representational process - any basic cognitive process in which some entity comes to stand for or represent something else
crossbones - two crossed bones (or a representation of two crossed bones) used as a symbol danger or death
cornucopia, horn of plenty - a goat's horn filled with grain and flowers and fruit symbolizing prosperity
death's head - a human skull (or a representation of a human skull) used as a symbol of death
oriflamme - an inspiring symbol or ideal that serves as a rallying point in a struggle
white feather - a symbol of cowardice
allegory, emblem - a visible symbol representing an abstract idea
3.symbolisation - the practice of investing things with symbolic meaning
practice, pattern - a customary way of operation or behavior; "it is their practice to give annual raises"; "they changed their dietary pattern"
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A source said: "The inking is a symbolisation of Jeremy surviving depression and anxiety.
According to genocide scholars, there are eight stages to the act: Classification, symbolisation, dehumanisation, organisation, polarisation, preparation and extermination, with the final stage being denial.
En effet, si les failles de la symbolisation ont souvent ete pointees du doigt pour expliquer la pregnance des agirs, il demeure que la reference a la phenomenologie, en particulier celle de Ricoeur, est plus inhabituelle chez les cliniciens d'orientation psychanalytique.
Kathak is a classical dance form from north India, characterised by intricate foot work, stylised gestures and postures rife with symbolisation.
Cette symbolisation de l'oeil puise son essence non seulement dans la creation, mais surgit de l'ensemble des potentialites humaines, de notre conscience, et de notre inconscient au devoir de perfectionner nos actes.
In a similar fashion, for Zizek, "the Real is at the same time the product, remainder, leftover, scraps of this process of symbolisation, the remnants, the excess which escapes symbolisation and is as such produced by the symbolisation itself" (1989: 169).
Having the Arab horse out here, which is a symbolisation of strength and power in this region, to be able to do a showcase event like this, is a lot of fun.
Les concepts de traumatisme, et d'apres coup Freud (1896) constitueront deux levier a partir desquel nous mettrons en lumiere l'importance du travail du traumatique au regard des processus de symbolisation.
Lacan's thinking here is in sharp distinction to the prioritisation in phenomenology of the act of a transcendental consciousness; Husserl's post-Kantian emphasis on the synthetic activity of consciousness ignores, for Lacan, the prior symbolisation necessary for phenomena to become meaningfully present to the subject.
It acquired a cult following because, like all good narratives, it grappled with complex archetypes through artistic symbolisation.
Spinoza would see the order of composition and decomposition between relations as expressing good and bad actions prior to any prophetic act of symbolisation.
in which F represents consciousness conceived as integral, M the law of mythical thought (and its typical moment of symbolisation, expression), as a differential from F (it is a mythic consciousness), but integral for the relations x, y, and z (space, time, objective connections that, under this law, are mythic space, mythic time, and so on), L language, A art, and so forth.