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Meaning of “characteristic” - Learner’s Dictionary

characteristic

adjective     /ˌkærəktəˈrɪstɪk/
typical of someone or something: Grey stone is characteristic of buildings in that area. With characteristic generosity, she offered to pay for us all. →  Opposite uncharacteristic Typifying, illustrating and exemplifyingMeaning and significance
characteristically adverb All through his time in hospital, he was characteristically brave and good-humoured.
Translations of “characteristic”
in Chinese (Traditional) 特有的,典型的…
in Russian характерный…
in Turkish kenidne özgü, tipik, karakteristik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 特有的,典型的…
in Polish charakterystyczny…
(Definition of characteristic adjective from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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