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characteristic

adjective  /ˌkær·ək·təˈrɪs·tɪk/ us  

characteristic adjective (QUALITY)

typical of a person or thing: The creamy richness is characteristic of cheese from this region.

characteristic

noun [C]  /ˌkær·ɪk·təˈrɪs·tɪk/ us  

characteristic noun [C] (QUALITY)

a typical or noticeable feature of someone or something: Curly hair is one of my family characteristics. Her distinguishing characteristic is perseverance.
Translations of “characteristic”
in Korean 특성…
in Arabic سِمة, صِفة مَميّزة…
in Portuguese característica…
in Catalan característica…
in Japanese 特徴, 特色…
in Italian caratteristica…
in Chinese (Traditional) 特色,特點,特徵…
in Russian черта, особенность…
in Turkish özellik, karakteristik, nitelik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 特色,特点,特征…
in Polish cecha (charakterystyczna)…
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