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characterizeverb [T]

 us   /ˈkær·ək·təˌrɑɪz/
to have as a typical quality: The current system is characterized by obsolete technology.
To characterize something also means to describe it by stating its main qualities: She characterized the novel as wordy in places but very funny.
(Definition of characterize from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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characterizeverb [T]

(UK usually characterise) uk   /ˈkær.ək.tə.raɪz/  us   /ˈker.ək.tɚ.aɪz/
(Definition of characterize from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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