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emblematize

[ em-blem-uh-tahyz ]
/ 蓻m藞bl蓻m 蓹藢ta瑟z /
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verb (used with object), em路blem路a路tized, em路blem路a路tiz路ing.
to serve as an emblem of; represent by an emblem.
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Also especially British, em路blem路a路tise .

Origin of emblematize

1605鈥15; emblemat- (see emblematic) + -ize
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How to use emblematize in a sentence

  • Serpents and dragons 82 entwine on the lintels, and emblematize the Church's power to overcome.

British Dictionary definitions for emblematize

emblematize

emblemize (藞蓻mbl蓹藢ma瑟z), emblematise or emblemise

/ (蓻m藞bl蓻m蓹藢ta瑟z) /

verb (tr)
to function as an emblem of; symbolize
to represent by or as by an emblem
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