an EU funding programme providing grants for the reconversion or development of depressed mining areas
[kar-ik-ter-uh-zey-shuh n, -truh-zey-] /ˌkær ɪk tər əˈzeɪ ʃən, -trəˈzeɪ-/ noun 1. portrayal; description: the actor’s characterization of a politician. 2. the act of or describing the individual quality of a person or thing. 3. the creation and convincing representation of fictitious , as in a literary work. /ˌkærɪktəraɪˈzeɪʃən/ noun 1. description of character, traits, etc […]
[kar-ik-tuh-rahyz] /ˈkær ɪk təˌraɪz/ verb (used with object), characterized, characterizing. 1. to mark or distinguish as a ; be a characteristic of: Rich metaphors characterize his poetry. 2. to describe the or individual quality of: He characterized her in a few well-chosen words. 3. to attribute character to: to characterize him as a coward. /ˈkærɪktəˌraɪz/ […]
[verb ree-chahrj; noun ree-chahrj, ree-chahrj] /verb riˈtʃɑrdʒ; noun riˈtʃɑrdʒ, ˈriˌtʃɑrdʒ/ verb (used with object), recharged, recharging. 1. to charge again with electricity. 2. Informal. to refresh or restore; revitalize. verb (used without object), recharged, recharging. 3. to make a new charge, especially to attack again. 4. Informal. to revive or restore energy, stamina, enthusiasm, etc. […]
[ree-chahr-juh-buh l] /riˈtʃɑr dʒə bəl/ adjective 1. (of a storage battery) capable of being charged repeatedly. Compare (def 2). noun 2. a rechargeable battery. adj. 1901 of batteries, etc., from recharge + -able. Earlier in financial accounts.