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emblematize

[em-blem-uh-tahyz] /ɛmˈblɛm əˌtaɪz/
verb (used with object), emblematized, emblematizing.
1.
to serve as an emblem of; represent by an emblem.
Also, especially British, emblematise.
Origin of emblematize
1605-1615
1605-15; emblemat- (see emblematic) + -ize
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  • Serpents and dragons 82 entwine on the lintels, and emblematize the Church's power to overcome.

    The Cathedral Builders Leader Scott
British Dictionary definitions for emblematize

emblematize

/ɛmˈblɛməˌtaɪz/
verb (transitive)
1.
to function as an emblem of; symbolize
2.
to represent by or as by an emblem
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