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symbolic interactionism

noun, Sociology.
1.
a theory that human interaction and communication is facilitated by words, gestures, and other symbols that have acquired conventionalized meanings.
Origin of symbolic interactionism
1965-1970
First recorded in 1965-70
Related forms
symbolic interactionist, noun
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