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role

noun [C]
 
 
/rəʊl/
PURPOSE B2 the job someone or something has in a particular situation: This part of the brain plays an important role in learning.Position and status in groups and organizationsDuty, obligation and responsibility
PLAY/FILM B1 a part in a play or film: In his latest movie, he plays the role of a violent gangster. →  See also title role Casting, roles and scripts
Translations of “role”
in Korean (극이나 영화의) 배역, 역할…
in Arabic دَوْر…
in Portuguese papel…
in Catalan paper…
in Japanese (芝居や映画の)役, (果たすべき)役割, 役目…
in Italian ruolo, parte…
in Chinese (Traditional) 職責, 地位, 作用…
in Russian роль…
in Turkish görev, rol, yer…
in Chinese (Simplified) 职责, 地位, 作用…
in Polish rola…
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