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A characteristic belongs to the nature or character of the person, thing, or class, and serves to identify an object; as, a copper-colored skin, high cheek-bones, and straight, black hair are characteristics of the American Indian. A sign is manifest to an observer; a mark or a characteristic may be more difficult to discover; an insensible person may show signs of life, while sometimes only close examination will disclose marks of violence. Pallor is ordinarily a mark of fear; but in some brave natures it is simply a characteristic of intense earnestness. Mark is sometimes used in a good, but often in a bad sense; we speak of the characteristic of a gentleman, the mark of a villain. Compare ATTRIBUTE; CHARACTER.
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something that serves to indicate or suggest
"an indication of foul play"; "indications of strain"; "symptoms are the prime indicants of disease"
the act of indicating or pointing out by name
(medicine) a reason to prescribe a drug or perform a procedure
"the presence of bacterial infection was an indication for the use of antibiotics"
something (as a course of action) that is indicated as expedient or necessary
"there were indications that it was time to leave"
reading, meter reading, indicationnoun
a datum about some physical state that is presented to a user by a meter or similar instrument
"he could not believe the meter reading"; "the barometer gave clear indications of an approaching storm"
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This is a huge setback for Modi, this is an indication that if bills are controversial, this government is going to find it very difficult to pass them.
It's an indication and an illustration of just how challenging and diverse this particular threat is.
We are seeing the Nikkei edge up tentatively as the yen slides back down to the psychological barrier of 110 to the U.S. dollar, stateside, the Fed's indication that it is willing to increase rates in June has added extra clarity to the landscape of coming months and we can expect to see a decrease in net sellers for the time being as many look to reallocate risk.
We have been dealing with the impact of a significant flood and drought in the domestic context and, all things considered, the fact that we continue to grow is an indication of the resilience of the Australian economy.
This is probably an indication of the persecution by the Roman government, which was common in the period.
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