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Spanish translation of “character”

character

noun /ˈkӕrəktə/
the set of qualities that make someone or something different from others; type
carácter
You can tell a man’s character from his handwriting Publicity of this character is not good for the firm.
a set of qualities that are considered admirable in some way
carácter
He showed great character in dealing with the danger.
reputation
reputación
They tried to damage his character.
a person in a play, novel etc
personaje
Rosencrantz is a minor character in Shakespeare’s ’Hamlet’.
an odd or amusing person
tipo, figura
This fellow’s quite a character!
a letter used in typing etc
carácter
Some characters on this keyboard are broken.
characteristic adjective (opposite uncharacteristic) typical (of a person etc)
característico
He spoke with characteristic shyness That kind of behaviour/behavior is characteristic of him.
characteristically adverb
típicamente
She was characteristically modest about winning the award.
characterize verb (also characterise) to be the obvious feature of
caracterizar
The giraffe is characterized by its long neck.
to describe (as)
describir
She characterized him as weak and indecisive.
characterization noun (also characterisation)
caracterización
the characterization of Huckleberry Finn as a disobedient child.
(Definition of character from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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