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characterize

US [ˈkerəktəˌraɪz]
UK [ˈkærɪktəraɪz]
  • v.描述;是…的特征;以…为典型;使…具有特点(或最引人注目的特征)
  • Web表示…的特性;刻画··的性格;特征化
Simple Present:characterizes  Present Participle:characterizing  Past Tense:characterized  
characterize
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v.
1.
~ sb/sth
是…的特征;以…为典型to be typical of a person, place or thing
the rolling hills that characterize this part of England
成为英格兰这一地区特征的绵延起伏的丘陵地
2.
[oftpass]
~ sb/sth
使…具有特点(或最引人注目的特征)to give sb/sth its typical or most noticeable qualities or features
The city is characterized by tall modern buildings in steel and glass.
这座城市的特点是钢铁和玻璃建造的现代化高楼大厦林立。
3.
~ sb/sth (as sth)
描述,刻画,表现(…的特征、特点)to describe or show the qualities of sb/sth in a particular way
activities that are characterized as ‘male’ or ‘female’ work
被描述为“男性”或“女性”工作的各种活动

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