Translation of "role" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ C ] (DUTY) 职责 uk us /rəʊl/ US  /roʊl/

the position or purpose that someone or something has in a situation, organization, society or relationship

What is his role in this project? 他在这个工程中负责什么?
Schools play an important role in society. 学校在社会中起着非常重要的作用。
Six people have been put on trial for their role (= involvement) in the anti-government demonstrations. 6人因为参与反政府示威游行而受审。

(Translation of “role noun (DUTY)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)