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English definition of “character”

character

noun [C] (IN A STORY)    /ˈkær.ɪk.tər/ US  /ˈker.ɪk.tɚ/
B1 a person represented in a film, play, or story: The film revolves around three main characters. She had Mickey Mouse or some other cartoon/Disney character on her sweater. He made his name as a character actor (= an actor who plays unusual and often humorous people).Characters in literature and film
(Definition of character noun (IN A STORY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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