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characterize
American English: /ˈkɛrəktəˌraɪz/
British English: /ˈkarəktərʌɪz/

Translation of characterize in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1.1 (be typical of)
    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) to characterize something/somebody as something
    calificar algo/a alguien 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)
    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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