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characterize

Pronunciation: /ˈkærəktəraɪz/

Translation of characterize in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (be typical of) caracterizar*
    Example sentences
    • Australian media organizations do not seem to have been characterized by enlightened personnel practices.
    • A predilection for forms over human figures characterises her work in installation art.
    • It was a social relationship characterized by an unequal distribution of power and resources.
    1.2 (describe) calificar* to characterize sth/sb as sth calificar* algo/a algn de algo I would characterize her as honest and hardworking la calificaría de honrada y trabajadora 1.3 [Literat] describir* ([ a personajes de ficción ]) 1.4 [Theater/Teatro] caracterizar*
    Example sentences
    • It's just not accurate to characterize newspaper design as anything but dynamic.
    • How could we characterise the nature of conflicts that have emerged throughout the world?
    • Some historians characterize Du Bois's thinking as riddled with contradiction.

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