Definition of "characterized" []

  • To be a characteristic of (verb)
  • To distinguish or mark as a characteristic (verb)
  • To describe or portray the character of (verb)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of characterize. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "characterized" in a sentence
  • "The fiery, mustachioed leftist ruled through a junta, then was elected in 1984 but was defeated after a term characterized by authoritarian policies and an economy in shambles."
  • "(The term characterized the white French settlers and the Arab Jews in Algeria L. W.)."
  • "THE FACTS: Palin characterized the pipeline deal the same way before an AP investigation found her team crafted terms that favored only a few independent pipeline companies and ultimately benefited a company with ties to her administration, TransCanada Corp."
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