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Overview of noun characterization

The noun characterization has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (4) word picture, word-painting, delineation, depiction, picture, characterization, characterisation

(a graphic or vivid verbal description; "too often the narrative was interrupted by long word pictures"; "the author gives a depressing picture of life in Poland"; "the pamphlet contained brief characterizations of famous Vermonters")

2. characterization, characterisation

(the act of describing distinctive characteristics or essential features; "the media's characterization of Al Gore as a nerd")

3. portrayal, characterization, enactment, personation

(acting the part of a character on stage; dramatically representing the character by speech and action and gesture) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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