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Translation of "character" - English-German dictionary

character

noun /ˈkӕrəktə/
the set of qualities that make someone or something different from others; type der Charakter 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 die Persönlichkeit He showed great character in dealing with the danger.
reputation der Ruf They tried to damage his character.
a person in a play, novel etc die Rolle Rosencrantz is a minor character in Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’.
an odd or amusing person die Persönlichkeit This fellow’s quite a character!
a letter used in typing etc das Schriftzeichen Some characters on this typewriter are broken.
characteristic adjective
(negative uncharacteristic) typical (of a person etc) bezeichnend He spoke with characteristic shyness That kind of behaviour is characteristic of him.
characteristically adverb
bezeichnenderweise
characterize verb ( characterise)
to be the obvious feature of kennzeichnen The giraffe is characterized by its long neck.
to describe (as) beschreiben She characterized him as weak and indecisive.
characterization noun ( characterisation)
die Charakterisierung
(Definition of character from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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