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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of characterize.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. stated precisely; -- of the meaning of words or concepts.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Stamped with a specific character or constitution; having characteristic or typical qualities.
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The fiery, mustachioed leftist ruled through a junta, then was elected in 1984 but was defeated after a term characterized by authoritarian policies and an economy in shambles.
(The term characterized the white French settlers and the Arab Jews in Algeria L. W.).
THE FACTS: Palin characterized the pipeline deal the same way before an AP investigation found her team crafted terms that favored only a few independent pipeline companies and ultimately benefited a company with ties to her administration, TransCanada Corp.
If you had, and had actually looked at it with a critical eye, you might have understood why David Ray Griffin characterized it as a ‘571-page lie’.
Robert Heinlein characterized revolution as “a freak, a mutant, a monstrosity, its conditions never to be repeated and its operations carried out by amateurs and individuals.”
The ever-bizarre Michelle Malkin characterized the memorials thus:
Saskin characterized the league's revenue-sharing proposal "as very mysterious and scant in terms of detail."
August 1, 1851, and begins operations, 1852; expedition to, and conquest of, Joló, 1851; term characterized by many administrative laws; solicits retirement; term as governor, July 29, 1850-December
The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 — Volume 17 of 55 1609-1616 Explorations by Early Navigators, Descriptions of the Islands and Their Peoples, Their History and Records of the Catholic Missions, as Related in Contemporaneous Books and Manuscripts, Showing the Political, Economic, Commercial and Religious Conditions of Those Islands from Their Earliest Relations with European Nations to the Close of the Nineteenth Century
Towards the close of the tenth century, Roswitha, a nun, composed several dramas in Latin, characterized by true Christian feeling and feminine tenderness.
And that's going to require some more thinking of course, and some serious decision making, but right now, short-term characterized the next two years, very comfortable with the roadmap, the challenges there just to continue to deliver on the products, the products with the value that our customers expect.
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