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1.A distinguishing feature or attribute of an item, person, phenomenon, etc., usually divided into three categories: (1) physical, (2) functional, and (3) operational.
2.Math: Integer part of a common logarithm.

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  • I thought that understanding the characteristic our subject was displaying would offer insight into the inner workings of the individual's mind.

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  • A strong belief in God and the Bible is characteristic of people who consider themselves belonging to one of the many Christian faiths.

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  • You should always try and make sure your business keeps the same characteristic it has had in the past if things are going well.

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