symbolization

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noun sym·bol·i·za·tion \ˌsim-bə-lə-ˈzā-shən\

Definition of symbolization

  1. 1 :  an act or instance of symbolizing

  2. 2 :  the human capacity to develop a system of meaningful symbols

First Known Use of symbolization

1603


Medical Dictionary

symbolization

noun sym·bol·iza·tion
variants: also British

symbolisation

\ˌsim-bə-lə-ˈzā-shən, -ˌlī-\play

Medical Definition of symbolization

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


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