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character

noun (PERSON)    /ˈkær.ɪk.tər/ US  /ˈker.ɪk.tɚ/
C2 [C] a person, especially when you are describing a particular quality that they have: She's a curious character - I don't really know what to think of her. There were one or two strange-looking characters hanging around the bar.People in general C1 [C] informal someone whose behaviour is different from most people's, especially in a way that is interesting or funny: He's quite a character/a real character, is Ted - he's 70 now and still riding that motorbike.Exceptional qualities, things and people
(Definition of character noun (PERSON) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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