Definitions

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  • n. A mark or sign
  • n. A magical symbol

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A distinctive mark, especially as indicating character or value.
  • n. Character; kind; sort.
  • n. Estimate.
  • n. A formula of enchantment.
  • n. An obsolete form of carat.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Mr. Hampton and the cast cycled through dozens of English phrases for the French word "caractériel," someone who relishes in behaving badly, including "self-centered brute," "hooligan," "delinquent."

    Turning Paris Into Brooklyn

  • The dancing, probably, was of that kind which the moderns call _demi-caractère_, and was performed in picturesque costume ----

    Gryll Grange

  • He has succeeded still better in les caract ` eres de la danse, to which he has adapted words that express all the characters of love.

    The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford — Volume 3

  • On July 18th, it will be conducting a 3 day long eye camp in Boro Chouna Bazar, PS Sakhipur in Tangail, Bangladesh where more than 1000 people are expected to get their eyes screened for cataract problems. 300 patients will be given free eye medication and up to sixty patient will get free caract removal surgery with lens implants.

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  • L'envoi par email de documents d'int€ ér€ êt public, de caract€ ère socio-politique et culturel aux mod€ érateurs de HC constitue une autorisation tacite de l'auteur ou des auteurs de ces documents pour une € éventuelle publication sur HC, € à moins que ces auteurs en conviennent autrement.

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  • Whereas, indeed, it is the most prevailing eloquence, and of the most exalted caract.

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  • Everytime I fly BA they're always corteous and professional and they have to put up with some really weird caract (as I've witnessed before) so until you actually speak to a pilot and see an engineer maintaining a plane don't assume they're top notch

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  • _demi-caractère_, her talents, in the different parts in which she is placed, are above all panegyric.

    Paris as It Was and as It Is

  • vista jean posted on Tuesday, July 27, 2010 12: 27 PM jean wrote: Houl?, c'est dur? lire ce conglom? rat de caract?

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  • Une sensibilit ` e forte et profonde, qui faisait disparaitre la laideur de ses traits sous le charme de l'expression dont elle les rendait susceptible, et ne laissait aper ` cevoir que lea caract ` ere et la passion dont son ` ame ` etait remplie, et lui donnait @ chaque instant de nouvelles formes et nouvel ` etre. "

    The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford — Volume 3

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