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American English: /ˈsɪmbəˌlaɪz/
British English: /ˈsɪmbəlʌɪz/

Translation of symbolize in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1 (be a symbol of)
    Example sentences
    • 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.
  • 2 (represent)
    representar simbólicamente
    Example sentences
    • 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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