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title role

noun [C usually singular] uk   us  
A title role in a play or film is the character referred to in its name, usually the main part: She is currently to be seen at the National Theatre playing the title role in "Queen Christina".
Translations of “title role”
in Chinese (Traditional) 劇名角色, 片名角色…
in Russian заглавная роль…
in Turkish bir film veya oyuna adını veren karakterin rolü, başrol…
in Chinese (Simplified) 剧名角色, 片名角色…
in Polish rola tytułowa…
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