[ kar-ik-tuh-rahyzd ]
/ ˈkær ɪk təˌraɪzd /
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having been described or distinguished: Further identification is possible by comparing the unknown organism with a characterized organism.
the simple past tense and past participle of characterize.
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Also especially British, char·ac·ter·ised .
Origin of characterized
OTHER WORDS FROM characterizednon·char·ac·ter·ized; especially British, non·char·ac·ter·ised, adjectiveun·char·ac·ter·ized; especially British, un·char·ac·ter·ised, adjectivewell-char·ac·ter·ized; especially British, well-char·ac·ter·ised, adjective
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How to use characterized in a sentence
In order to be characterised as evil, I think your probably need to do evil things for evil reasons.How Thatcher's Ideology Threatens To Kill Zionism|Samuel Lebens|April 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Gneiss is a similar mixture, but characterised by the predominance of mica, and by its banded structure.Elements of Agricultural Chemistry|Thomas Anderson
In another passage (c. 6) Plutarch says of the ancient music of the cithara that it was characterised by perfect simplicity.
It was doubtless 'common' in the sense that it characterised the two octaves which made up the Perfect System.
But if a mode is somehow characterised by a particular succession of intervals, what becomes of the standard octave?
Something of the sentiment and tradition of good work which so strongly characterised the Middle Ages must be brought back.The Influence and Development of English Gilds|Francis Aiden Hibbert