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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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Symbolisation: Muslims have Muslim names (on ID cards), Kashmiri language, dress, mosques; 3.
In sum, it will be a symbolisation of the decline of the US Empire.
Il faut bien dire enfin que cet evenement que le PPS vient de mette en valeur a connu un vif succes tant sur le plan de sa symbolisation historique, son impact sur l'auditoire que sur la reecriture de l'histoire du pays et de ses acteurs, depositaires d'un Maroc bien incruste dans les trefonds des generations successives.
On ajoutera, dimension fort sensible chez les pedopsychiatres psychanalystes, le grand interet de toutes les recherches sur la constitution precoce du sujet chez le bebe et, complementairement, les processus initiaux de symbolisation.
A source said: "The inking is a symbolisation of Jeremy surviving depression and anxiety."
FUGITIVESbrRwanda has accepted the report's recommendation that these facts merit a full investigation into the responsibility of French officials in the genocide.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.
"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."
Pallasmaa views his role as a struggle between 'utility and poetics, function and image, rationality and metaphysics, technology and art, economy and symbolisation'.
Instead, he chose, in a powerful symbolisation of his frustration and contempt, to throw his shoes.
It acquired a cult following because, like all good narratives, it grappled with complex archetypes through artistic symbolisation. I fear this soulless film may have done brand Batman an injustice.
Spinoza would see the order of composition and decomposition between relations as expressing good and bad actions prior to any prophetic act of symbolisation. There is nothing symbolic about the revealing aspect of nature in Spinoza's expressionism.