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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.symbolization - the use of symbols to convey meaningsymbolization - 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.symbolization - something visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisiblesymbolization - 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.symbolization - 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"
Translations

symbolization

symbolization

[ˌsɪmbəlaɪˈzeɪʃn] nsimbolizzazione f
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