distinctive trait

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Now, the dominating trait, the peculiar and distinctive trait of the character of the Primate of the Gauls, was the spirit of the courtier, and devotion to the powers that be.
Possessing very distinctive traits of their own, they nevertheless took the general characteristics of the little community in which they dwelt; a town noted for its frugal, discreet, well-ordered, and home-loving inhabitants, as well as for the somewhat confined scope of its sympathies; but in which, be it said, there are odder individuals, and, now and then, stranger occurrences, than one meets with almost anywhere else.
The event aimed to promote culinary traditions and high-quality food-and-wine connoisseurship as a distinctive trait of Italian identity and culture.
There is no longer a fear of soldiers, bombs or wearing or saying the wrong thing in public; paramilitary groups have lost their appeal among the populace and sectarian marches and bickering have become a distinctive trait of an older era, an out-of-touch ritual of bigotry and prejudice, which is miles away from the majority of views of many people today.
The distinctive trait of this latter cohort of academics was the prominence they granted to the subaltern sectors of society.
Moreover, the pious people from whom Allah The Almighty accepts righteous deeds have one distinctive trait, which is refraining from sinning after the end of Ramadan.
It is human dwelling on earth as such that is violent, whereby the distinctive trait of this dwelling--and of this violence--is language as such.
In addition to jointly developing hardware with high-end camera lens suppliers OPPO has independently developed PureImage (PI) a full-featured hardware and software photography solution which has become a distinctive trait of each OPPO camera phone.
According to Minister of Health of the Republic of Lithuania Vytenis Povilas Andriukaitis, the progressive approach towards healthcare was a distinctive trait of the Conference: "Leading healthcare policy makers throughout the Conference adhered to the notion that health impacts everything and everything impacts health.
The one distinctive trait of an old stone fortress: it reveals a little less than your curiosity craves.
Besides being the only bona fide market in the Gulf region, the Dubai mart's distinctive trait is that it has initiatives dedicated to every stage of the filmmaking process: the Interchange training program, in collaboration with European Audiovisual Entrepreneurs org (Eave) and the Tolimo Film Lab; co-production through the the Dubai Film Connection, which supports some 15 Arab films per year; post-production funding, Enjaaz; and sales and distribution.
Such a task would have required them to make a forceful and repetitive scraping motion for several hours at a time, making it a much more likely cause of the distinctive trait, researchers said.