Definition of 'characteristic'
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His book was sad, and also funny in macabre, characteristic bursts. THE WHITE DOVE (1989)There'd been two or three characteristic businesses with women. PASSION IN THE PEAK (1989)
It was a characteristic of his tiredness that he did not make plans. THE INNOCENT (1989)
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Translations for 'characteristic'
British English: characteristic /ˌkærɪktəˈrɪstɪk/ NOUN
A characteristic is a quality or feature that is typical of someone or something.
These new drugs share the same basic characteristics.
- American English: characteristic
- Arabic: سِمَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: característica
- Chinese: 特性
- Croatian: karakteristika
- Czech: charakteristický
- Danish: karaktertræk
- Dutch: kenmerk
- European Spanish: característica
- Finnish: piirre
- French: caractéristique
- German: Charaktereigenschaft
- Greek: χαρακτηριστικό
- Italian: caratteristica
- Japanese: 特徴
- Korean: 특성
- Norwegian: kjennetegn
- Polish: cecha
- European Portuguese: caraterística
- Romanian: caracteristică
- Russian: особенность
- Spanish: característica
- Swedish: egenskap
- Thai: คุณลักษณะ
- Turkish: özellik
- Ukrainian: характеристика
- Vietnamese: đặc trưng
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