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sym·bol·ize

 (sĭm′bə-līz′)
v. sym·bol·ized, sym·bol·iz·ing, sym·bol·iz·es
v.tr.
1. To serve as a symbol of: "Munich, the 1938 Hitler-Chamberlain meeting that now symbolizes the idea of appeasement" (Jonathan Alter).
2. To represent or identify by a symbol.
v.intr.
To use symbols.

sym′bol·i·za′tion (-bə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
sym′bol·iz′er n.
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Noun1.symbolizing - the act of representing something with a symbol
figuration - representing figuratively as by emblem or allegory
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