• (America) IPA: /ˈkɛɹəktəɹaɪz/, /ˈkæɹəktəɹaɪz/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈkæɹəktəɹaɪz/

characterize (characterizes, present participle characterizing; past and past participle characterized)

  1. (transitive) To depict someone or something a particular way (often negative).
  2. (transitive) To be typical of.
  3. (transitive) To determine the characteristics of.
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