Translation of "role" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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rolenoun [ C ]

uk /rəʊl/ us /roʊl/

role noun [ C ] (DUTY)

B2 the position or purpose that someone or something has in a situation, organization, society, or relationship

What is his role in this project? 他在这个工程中负责什么?
Schools play an important role in society. 学校在社会中起着非常重要的作用。
Six people have been put on trial for their role (= involvement) in the anti-government demonstrations. 6人因为参与反政府示威游行而受审。

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role noun [ C ] (ACTING)

B1 an actor's part in a film or play

She's got a leading/supporting role in the school play. 她在学校的戏剧表演中担当主角/配角。
She plays the role of a crooked lawyer. 她扮演一个奸诈的律师。

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(Translation of “role” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)