Definition of trait in English:
1A distinguishing quality or characteristic, typically one belonging to a person: the traditionally British trait of self-denigration
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- Lying is one of the most human of traits that really distinguishes us from the rest of the animal world.
- It must be common trait among women, being better at cooking once you're married.
- In talking with the many men, she had come to distinguish similar traits in all of them.
1.1A genetically determined characteristic: breeders were installing some trait that allowed the crop to thrive
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- They have lived on, the recessive traits in our genetic coding, and they have emerged in us.
- This suggests that these traits are genetically controlled depending on the growth stages of leaves.
- Most of her seeds are chosen because of the parents' hardy traits, so the genetic base of the garden is superb.
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