characterizing

present participle of characterize
1
as in describing
to point out the chief quality or qualities of an individual or group how would you characterize the mission of this environmental organization?

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2
as in distinguishing
to be an important feature of an unsightly rash characterizes chicken pox

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“Characterizing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/characterizing. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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