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NOUN (3)

1. the use of symbols to convey meaning;
[syn: symbolization, symbolisation]

2. something visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisible;
- Example: "the eagle is a symbol of the United States"
[syn: symbol, symbolization, symbolisation, symbolic representation]

3. the practice of investing things with symbolic meaning;
[syn: symbolism, symbolization, symbolisation]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Symbolization \Sym`bol*i*za"tion\, n. [Cf. F. symbolisation.] The act of symbolizing; symbolical representation. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

symbolization n 1: the use of symbols to convey meaning [syn: symbolization, symbolisation] 2: something visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisible; "the eagle is a symbol of the United States" [syn: symbol, symbolization, symbolisation, symbolic representation] 3: the practice of investing things with symbolic meaning [syn: symbolism, symbolization, symbolisation]