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emblemize

[ em-bluh-mahyz ]
/ ˈɛm bləˌmaɪz /
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verb (used with object), em·blem·ized, em·blem·iz·ing.
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Also especially British, em·blem·ise .

Origin of emblemize

First recorded in 1630–40; emblem + -ize
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How to use emblemize in a sentence

  • Clavering had sometimes emblemized man and his personalities with the old game of the ivory egg.

    Black Oxen|Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
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