Translation of symbolize in Spanish:

symbolize

Pronunciation: /ˈsɪmbəlaɪz/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (be a symbol of) simbolizar*
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    • Find a photo that illustrates, demonstrates or somehow symbolizes each word given.
    • The broken glass symbolises the broken faith, broken trust and shattered justice, our axe symbolises the steadfastness of our determination.
    • In many countries they symbolise Justice as blind and bearing scales.
    1.2 (represent) representar simbólicamente
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    • The columns have been painted to resemble jade, and in Chinese erotic poetry the male phallus is often symbolised as a jade column or a bamboo shoot.
    • The post-war change in approach can be symbolised in the snapshot, subject of another section of the exhibition.
    • He became first president of Turkey, changing his name to Kemal Ataturk, symbolising him as father of the nation.

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