Simple past tense and past participle of characterize.(verb)
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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."