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Noun: symbolisation  ,sim-bu-lI'zey-shun
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: symbolization)
  1. The use of symbols to convey meaning
    - symbolization
  2. Something visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisible
    "the eagle is a symbolisation of the United States";
    - symbol, symbolization, symbolic representation
  3. The practice of investing things with symbolic meaning
    - symbolism, symbolization

Derived forms: symbolisations

Type of: import, meaning, pattern, practice, representational process, significance, signification

Encyclopedia: Symbolisation