symbolization


sym·bol·i·za·tion

noun \ˌsim-bə-lə-ˈzā-shən\

Definition of SYMBOLIZATION

1
:  an act or instance of symbolizing
2
:  the human capacity to develop a system of meaningful symbols

First Known Use of SYMBOLIZATION

1603

sym·bol·iza·tion

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SYMBOLIZATION

: the act or process of symbolizing; specifically : symbolic representation of a repressed complex (as in dreams)

Variants of SYMBOLIZATION

sym·bol·iza·tion also British sym·bol·isa·tion \ˌsim-bə-lə-ˈzā-shən, -ˌlī-\

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