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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsymbolismsym‧bol‧is‧m /ˈsɪmbəlɪzəm/ ●○○ AWL noun [uncountable]  SIGN/SYMBOLthe use of symbols to represent ideas or qualities religious symbolism
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symbolismThe somewhat heavy-handed symbolism of the watch not withstanding, the work is a fine contemplation on death.This hymn is full of symbolism.Praise, symbolism, and token rewards will be used to reinforce results and behavior of value to the company.Religious symbolism is preferred for each day.Aside from all the technical differences, the symbolism is also different.The symbolism was obvious, as the rebel leader removed bullets from his gun in front of hundreds of cameras.One is driven to the conclusion that here, too, the charge has most to do with symbolism.
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