how to pronounce characteristic

/ˌkɛɹɪktɚˈɪstɪk/

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characteristic is pronounced in five syllables

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kɛɹɪktɚɪstɪk

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An example use of characteristic in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… my defining characteristic yeah a …”

meaning of characteristic

Characteristic means a distinguishing feature or quality of something.

words with pronunciation similar to characteristic

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