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English definition of “streak”

streak

noun [C] (CHARACTERISTIC)    /striːk/
an often unpleasant characteristic that is very different from other characteristics: Her stubborn streak makes her very difficult to work with sometimes. You need to have a competitive streak when you're working in marketing.Conditions and characteristics
(Definition of streak noun (CHARACTERISTIC) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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