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characterize

verb [T] ( also UK -ise)
 
 
/ˈkærəktəraɪz/
TYPICAL to be typical of someone or something
belirgin özelliği olmak, simgesi olmak
[often passive] Her behaviour in class has been characterized by rudeness and laziness.Typifying, illustrating and exemplifyingMeaning and significance
DESCRIBE to describe or show someone or something in a particular way
bir şeyi birini hususi bir şekilde göstermek, tanımlamak, tasvir etmek
Historians have characterized the age as a period of great change.Typifying, illustrating and exemplifyingMeaning and significanceDescribing and telling stories
(Definition of characterize from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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