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Meaning of “hero” - Learner’s Dictionary

hero

noun [C]     /ˈhɪərəʊ/ ( plural heroes)
BRAVE PERSON
B1 someone who does something brave or good that people respect or admire them for: He became a national hero for his part in the revolution.Heroes and cowards
MAIN CHARACTER
B1 the main male character in a book or film who is usually good: the hero of her new novelCharacters in literature and film
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