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Definitions of characteristic:

part of speech: noun

A distinguishing mark or quality.

part of speech: adjective

Typical; pertaining to, or displaying, the moral nature of.

part of speech: noun

That which distinguishes a person or thing from another.

part of speech: adjective

Applied to the principal letter of a word, retained in all its derivatives and compounds, or nearly all.

part of speech: adverb

Characteristically.

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