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symbolism

Pronunciation: /ˈsɪmbəlɪzəm/

Translation of symbolism in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 (use of symbols) simbolismo (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • This rivalry serves as a subject worth great discussion due to the political symbolism each team represents and the history which divides the collected fans.
    • But anyone who has ever striven to meet their standards knows they do not sacrifice quality for symbolism's sake.
    • And that is the main fault line running through the collection: the stories are too choked with symbolism to achieve their lofty ambitions.
    1.2
    (Symbolism)
    (movement) simbolismo (masculine)

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