characterize

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This word may also be spelled "characterise."
characterize(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to be typical of)
a. caracterizar
The band's music is characterized by an eclectic blend of sounds from around the world.La música del grupo se caracteriza por una mezcla ecléctica de sonidos procedentes de todo el mundo.
2. (to describe)
a. calificar
I don't know if I would characterize the soup as insipid, but it definitely wasn't delicious.No sé si calificaría la sopa de insípida, pero desde luego no estaba riquísima.
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characterize
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. caracterizar
I would hardly characterize him as naive!¡yo no lo definiría como ingenuo, ni mucho menos!
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characterize [ˈkærɪktəraɪz]
transitive verb
(be characteristic of) caracterizar; (describe) calificar;as de;
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