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English definition of “roman”

roman

adjective uk   /ˈrəʊ.mən/ us    /ˈroʊ-/
describes the ordinary style of printed writing in which the letters are verticalPrinting and word processingLettering and alphabetsLetters of alphabets
roman
noun [U] uk   us  
In this book, definitions are printed in roman.Lettering and alphabetsLetters of alphabets
(Definition of roman adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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