characterization

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Singular
characterization

Plural
characterizations

  1. (uncountable) Your characterization of someone or something is the way you describe them, especially when that description suggests an evaluation.
    His characterization of Filburn's actions as "weak sauce" were surprising since he has previously supported her.
    I think it's a fair characterization to say the government failed to live up to its promises.

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