key symbol

key symbol

In psychological operations, a simple, suggestive, repetitive element (rhythm, sign, color, etc.) which has an immediate impact on a target audience and which creates a favorable environment for the acceptance of a psychological theme.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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Hirado Castle ranked #20 out of the Top 100 Castles in Japan with its rich cultural surroundings and is considered a key symbol in Nagasaki Prefecture.
For example, the swastika, widely known now to be the key symbol for Hitler's Nazi party, used to be a Buddhist symbol for success.
The tour programme is a key symbol of reconciliation between North and South Korea, and expectations over its resumption was growing in the past few months, following a dramatic improvement of inter-Korean ties since this year.
Mohd Saiful Bukhari, 33, who is standing as an Independent using the key symbol, gave his assurance that the old Anwar-Saiful issue would not be raised in the campaign and he is moving forward to contest and test his own strength.
Britain's classic blue passport, for many a key symbol of national sovereignty, will be reintroduced after the country leaves the European Union, the government said on Friday.
Historically, it was an important centre of commerce and learning and, in contemporary times, it has become a key symbol of African literary heritage.
In A Hero for the Americas, Robert Calder tries to put Guerrero in his proper historical context, contrasting him with his contemporaries and examining his presumed role as the father of the first mestizos and a key symbol of Mexico's past.
Many of the Doig paintings in the book either take their brilliant, shimmering colours from the intense light of Caribbean scenes, filtered through Doig's unique painterly imagination to issue in areas of blood-red water or bright orange shore, or suggest Trinidadian social rituals and symbols: a cricket pitch, a basketball court, a man dressed as a bat, a man carrying a dead pelican, the lion of Judah (a key symbol in the Rastafari movement).
For Roldan, who comes from Mexico and now lives in Zurich, vanilla has become a key symbol of the complexity of postcolonial dependencies, as well as of the loss of biological and historical roots.
The key symbol in the new brand identity of HotelsPro, which continues to expand its hotel inventory worldwide and serves with its local offices in more than 40 countries, refers to agility while the orange from logo colors emphasizes energy, speed and accessibility and gray emphasizes corporateness and global compliance.
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