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ˌkær ɪk tər əˈzeɪ ʃənchar·ac·ter·i·za·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. word picture, word-painting, delineation, depiction, picture, characterization, characterisationnoun

    a graphic or vivid verbal description

    "too often the narrative was interrupted by long word pictures"; "the author gives a depressing picture of life in Poland"; "the pamphlet contained brief characterizations of famous Vermonters"

  2. characterization, characterisationnoun

    the act of describing distinctive characteristics or essential features

    "the media's characterization of Al Gore as a nerd"

  3. portrayal, characterization, enactment, personationnoun

    acting the part of a character on stage; dramatically representing the character by speech and action and gesture

Wiktionary

  1. characterizationnoun

    The act or process of characterizing.

    Etymology: From χαρακτηρίζω, from χαρακτήρ, from χαράσσω (engrave)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Characterizationnoun

    the act or process of characterizing

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  1. Characterization

    Characterization or characterisation is the art of creating characters for a narrative, including the process of conveying information about them. It is a literary element and may be employed in dramatic works of art or everyday conversation. Characters may be presented by means of description, through their actions, speech, or thoughts.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of characterization in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of characterization in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of characterization in a Sentence

  1. Jade Fulce:

    Since the importance of variants may differ by location, CDC, in collaboration with the SIG [SARS-CoV-2 Interagency Group], is closely monitoring the emergence of the B.1.617 variant in the United States and this variant has been prioritized for characterization by the U.S. government to better understand the potential impact on available medical countermeasures, including vaccines, therapeutics, and diagnostics, cDC and the SIG continually review the available scientific evidence as well as the genomic surveillance data to assess the classification of variants. On May 4, 2021, the B.1.617, B.1.617.1, B.1.617.2, and B.1.617.3 lineages were classified as variants of interests by CDC, in collaboration with the SIG, but variant status might escalate or deescalate based on scientific evidence.

  2. Peter Carr:

    BuzzFeed's description of specific statements to the Special Counsel's Office, and characterization of documents and testimony obtained by this office, regarding Michael Cohen's Congressional testimony are not accurate.

  3. Adam Schiff:

    Director Comey testified that Director Comey choice was to ‘ conceal or speak ’ about the Hillary Clinton investigation in the latter two weeks of the campaign, this highly-loaded description meant to justify the decision Director Comey made in the waning days of the presidential campaign is a poor characterization of the choice Director Comey faced. Schiff said the.

  4. Novartis CEO Vas Narasimhan:

    The Netherlands' characterization that the local medicine that is made in the hospitals is the same as what we've done from a regulatory, full-development standpoint, particularly given (the Dutch) will house the European Medicines Agency, I think is troubling.

  5. The United:

    I think that is an over-characterization of every military leader, and I don't think they've all provided their point of view on what their advice is, the president welcomed the advice, and at times disagreement, about what the appropriate path forward would be.

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