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persona

noun [C] uk   /pəˈsəʊ.nə/ us    /pɚˈsoʊ-/ ( plural personae or personas)
the particular type of character that a person seems to have and that is often different from their real or private character: He had a shy, retiring side to his personality that was completely at odds with his public persona.
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