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symbolize


sym·bol·ize  (smb-lz)
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.

symbol·i·zation (-b-l-zshn) n.
symbol·izer n.


symbolize  /smblaz/  v. [T] -ized, -izing, -izes to represent, to be a symbol of: This flag symbolizes the unity of our country. symbolize

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