In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(be typical of)caracterizar
- Each period of time is characterised by the ideas espoused at that time and these ideas compared with similar ones of the past.
- The cities are characterized by low - density housing and dependence on private cars.
- For some, it is characterised by periods of relapse and remission, while for others it has a progressive pattern.
- It is characterized by fever, rash, vomiting, diarrhea and is caused by bacteria.
- At its best, the wine is characterized by ripe, firm acidity, and about 65 per cent is dry.
- It is characterized by inadequate energy and a feeling that one's emotional resources are consumed.
- It was a social relationship characterized by an unequal distribution of power and resources.
- They believe young children developing language skills are better at picking up the more distinct vowel sounds which characterise baby talk.
- The cycle is characterised by a period of growth, then strong growth and then recession.
- Consistently high temperatures, with no distinct dry season, characterize the climate of this region.
- The house is characterized by peeling paint and uneven flooring that may become a danger to the occupants.
- A predilection for forms over human figures characterises her work in installation art.
- Instead, he claims the period was characterised by civil wars and broken treaties.
- Those early years of our young republic were characterized by chaos and confusion.
- His fiction is characterized by a densely referential and ironic style and by a preoccupation with the act of writing itself.
- Australian media organizations do not seem to have been characterized by enlightened personnel practices.
- In spite of this the Oxford examination system is characterised by a distinct lack of accountability to the student body.
- The Asian business culture is mostly characterized by relationships based on trust and confidence.
- The early part of the period was characterised by modest profit levels despite the vast expansion of the domestic market.
- All boom periods have been characterised by a huge increase in personal and corporate leverage.
2(describe)calificarto characterize sth/sb as sth — calificar algo/a algn de algo
- I would characterize her as honest and hardworking — la calificaría de honrada y trabajadora
- The text can be characterized in terms of its length and inherent interest.
- Such reactions have been characterized to a considerable extent for this family of proteins that exists as dimers.
- It is only when he is describing the problems of performing the symphonies that he characterises them at all.
- It's just not accurate to characterize newspaper design as anything but dynamic.
- Only the most revisionist historian would characterize the Confederacy as an insurgency.
- It used to be that when you introduced a new material, you spent 10 years characterizing it and understanding it.
- However, only a small number of hotspots have been characterized in detail.
- A brand is simply a story or symbol, a way of describing or characterizing an idea, a product or service.
- A total of 112 such mutations have been isolated and characterized in this study.
- Because performance was so good, it was difficult to characterize differences associated with better or worse performance.
- Second, this study suggests that drugs have to be characterized also in terms of the timescale of their effects.
- The second stage is characterized as a period of change in syntax and morphology yet stability in lexicon and fluency.
- In a context such as the present, it is necessary to identify and characterise the suggested error, and relate it to the legal rubric under which a decision is challenged.
- That would involve a characterisation of those laws and there might well be difficulty in characterising those laws as anything other than penal, when one looks at the purpose of the laws.
- How could we characterise the nature of conflicts that have emerged throughout the world?
- Mark clearly associates the storm with evil by characterizing the wind with the same language he used to describe the demon exorcised by Jesus in chapter 1.
- He characterises descriptive metaphysics as formulating expressions of norms of representation.
- Marx characterises this period partly in terms of a change in the form of surplus value.
- Some historians characterize Du Bois's thinking as riddled with contradiction.
- Mr. Kendall testified that what was being described he would characterize as a workmanship deficiency.
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