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Translation of "character" - English-French dictionary

character

noun /ˈkӕrəktə/
the set of qualities that make someone or something different from others; type caractère; genre You can tell a man’s character from his handwriting Publicity of this character is not good for the firm.
a set of qualities that are considered admirable in some way caractère He showed great character in dealing with the danger.
reputation réputation They tried to damage his character.
a person in a play, novel etc personnage Rosencrantz is a minor character in Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’.
an odd or amusing person numéro This fellow’s quite a character!
a letter used in typing etc caractère Some characters on this typewriter are broken.
characteristic adjective
(negative uncharacteristic) typical (of a person etc) typique He spoke with characteristic shyness That kind of behaviour is characteristic of him.
characteristically adverb
typiquement
characterize verb ( characterise)
to be the obvious feature of caractériser The giraffe is characterized by its long neck.
to describe (as) décrire She characterized him as weak and indecisive.
characterization noun ( characterisation)
caracté- risation
(Definition of character from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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