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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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