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Translation of "hero" - English-Spanish dictionary

hero

noun /ˈhiərəu/ ( plural heroes, feminine heroine /ˈherouin/)
a man or boy admired (by many people) for his brave deeds
héroe; heroína
The boy was regarded as a hero for saving his friend’s life.
the chief male person in a story, play etc
protagonista, personaje principal
The hero of this book is a young American boy called Tom Sawyer.
heroic /hiˈrəuik/ adjective very brave
heroico
heroic deeds.
of heroes
heroico
heroic tales.
heroically adverb
heroicamente
He heroically rescued the little girl from the burning building.
heroism /ˈherəuizm/ noun great bravery
heroísmo
The policeman was given a medal in recognition of his heroism.
hero-worship noun very great, sometimes too great, admiration for a person.
culto a los héroes
the heroine (not heroin) of the story.
(Definition of hero from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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