caracterizar

v.
1 to characterize.
con la amabilidad que la caracteriza with the kindness so typical of her
2 to portray.
3 to make up.
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caracterizar
Conjugation model [REALIZAR], like realizar
verbo transitivo
1 (determinar) to characterize, portray
caracterizó las figuras de la comedia he portrayed the characters in the comedy
2 (enaltecer) to characterize
3 (representar) to play well
verbo pronominal caracterizarse
1 (distinguirse) to be characterized
la vida en el campo se caracteriza por la tranquilidad life in the country is peaceful
se caracteriza por su sinceridad she is noted for her sincerity
2 (vestirse, arreglarse) to dress up (de, as)
se caracterizó de policía he dressed up as a policeman
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verb
to characterize
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1. VT
1) [gen] to characterize; (=distinguir) to distinguish, set apart; (=tipificar) to typify
2) (Teat) [+ papel] to play with great effect
3) (=honrar) to confer (a) distinction on, confer an honour on
2.
See:
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1.
verbo transitivo
1) (distinguir, ser típico de) to characterize

con la franqueza que lo caracteriza — with his characteristic frankness

2) (describir) to portray, depict
3) (Teatr) (encarnar) to play, portray
2.
caracterizarse v pron

caracterizarse por algo — enfermedad/región/raza to be characterized by something; persona to be noted for something

el discurso se caracterizó por un tono del firmeza — the speech was notable for its frank tone

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= characterise [characterize, -USA], profile, beset (with/by).
Ex. Works from international publishing houses may be more difficult to characterise in this way.
Ex. He was profiled in April 1972 as the Wilson Library Bulletin front-liner.
Ex. Since 1963 they have produced their own bibliographic listings with various degrees of efficiency and comprehensiveness but usually with the same depressing tardiness in recording new publications which has so beset the UNDEX listings.
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1.
verbo transitivo
1) (distinguir, ser típico de) to characterize

con la franqueza que lo caracteriza — with his characteristic frankness

2) (describir) to portray, depict
3) (Teatr) (encarnar) to play, portray
2.
caracterizarse v pron

caracterizarse por algo — enfermedad/región/raza to be characterized by something; persona to be noted for something

el discurso se caracterizó por un tono del firmeza — the speech was notable for its frank tone

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= characterise [characterize, -USA], profile, beset (with/by).

Ex: Works from international publishing houses may be more difficult to characterise in this way.

Ex: He was profiled in April 1972 as the Wilson Library Bulletin front-liner.
Ex: Since 1963 they have produced their own bibliographic listings with various degrees of efficiency and comprehensiveness but usually with the same depressing tardiness in recording new publications which has so beset the UNDEX listings.

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caracterizar [A4 ]
vt
A (distinguir, ser típico de) to characterize
los síntomas que caracterizan la enfermedad the symptoms which characterize the illness o which are characteristic of the illness
con la franqueza que lo caracteriza with his characteristic frankness
B (describir) to portray, depict
lo caracterizó como el suceso más importante del año he described it as the most important event of the year
C (Teatr) (encarnar) to play, portray
caracterizarse
v pron
caracterizarse POR algo to be characterized BY sth
se caracteriza por su gran potencia it is characterized by its great power, its characteristic feature is its great power
se caracteriza por su franqueza he is noted o known for his frankness
el discurso se caracterizó por su tono conciliador the speech was characterized by its conciliatory tone, the main feature of the speech was its conciliatory tone
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caracterizar (conjugate caracterizar) verbo transitivo
1 (distinguir) to characterize;
con la franqueza que lo caracteriza with his characteristic frankness

2 (describir) to portray, depict
3 (Teatr) (encarnar) to play, portray
caracterizarse verbo pronominal: caracterizarse por algo [enfermedad/región/raza] to be characterized by sth;
[persona] to be noted for sth
caracterizar verbo transitivo
1 (diferenciar) to characterize
2 (a un personaje) to play
'caracterizar' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
distinguir
English:
characterize
- mark
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caracterizar
vt
1. [definir] to characterize;
un rasgo que caracteriza a la especie a trait which characterizes the species;
con la amabilidad que la caracteriza with the kindness so typical of her
2. [representar] to portray;
caracterizar a alguien to portray sb
3. [maquillar] to make up
See also the pronominal verb caracterizarse
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caracterizar
v/t characterize; TEA play (the part of)
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caracterizar {21} vt
: to characterize
caracterización nf

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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