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characterized

[ kar-ik-tuh-rahyzd ]
/ ˈkær ɪk təˌraɪzd /
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adjective
having been described or distinguished: Further identification is possible by comparing the unknown organism with a characterized organism.
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Also especially British, char·ac·ter·ised .

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OTHER WORDS FROM characterized

non·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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