role noun (DUTY) - Definition in the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Simplified) translation of “role”

See all translations

role

noun [C] (DUTY)
职责
 
 
/rəʊl/ US  /roʊl/
the position or purpose that someone or something has in a situation, organization, society or relationship
地位;职责;作用;任务
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。
Position and status in groups and organizationsDuty, obligation and responsibility
Translations of “role”
in Korean (극이나 영화의) 배역, 역할…
in Arabic دَوْر…
in Portuguese papel…
in Catalan paper…
in Japanese (芝居や映画の)役, (果たすべき)役割, 役目…
in Italian ruolo, parte…
in Chinese (Traditional) 職責, 地位, 作用…
in Russian роль…
in Turkish görev, rol, yer…
in Polish rola…
(Definition of role noun (DUTY) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “role” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

cup tie

a game between two teams trying to win a cup (= prize), especially in football

Word of the Day

What’s All The Commotion About? (Words to describe sounds)

by Kate Woodford,
May 20, 2015
​​​ In this post we look at a range of words and phrases that we use to describe noise and the absence of noise. Starting with complete quiet, we sometimes use the noun hush to describe silence: A hush fell over the room as the bride walked in./There was a deathly hush (=complete

Read More 

plyscraper noun

May 18, 2015
a skyscraper made mainly from wood The development of engineered timber could herald a new era of eco-friendly ‘plyscrapers’. Christchurch welcomed its first multistorey timber structure this year, there are plans for Vancouver, and the talk is China could follow

Read More