characterise

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Other spellings[change]

Pronunciation[change]

  • (US) IPA: /ˈkɛɹəktəɹaɪz/ or /ˈkæɹəktəɹaɪz/
  • (UK) IPA: /ˈkæɹəktəɹaɪz/
  • Hyphenation: char‧ac‧ter‧ise

Verb[change]

Plain form
characterise

Third-person singular
characterises

Past tense
characterised

Past participle
characterised

Present participle
characterising

  1. If you characterise somebody or something in a particular way, you describe them in that way (often negative).