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hero

noun   /ˈhɪə·rəʊ/ ( plural heroes)
B1 a very brave person, often a man, that a lot of people admire héroe, heroína He became a national hero for his part in the revolution.
B1 the main man in a book or movie protagonista the hero of her new novel
US a type of long sandwich bocadillo
(Definition of hero from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

hero

noun /ˈhiərəu/ ( plural heroes, feminine heroine /ˈherouin/)
a man or boy admired (by many people) for his brave deeds héroe; heroína The boy was regarded as a hero for saving his friend’s life.
the chief male person in a story, play etc protagonista, personaje principal The hero of this book is a young American boy called Tom Sawyer.
heroic /hiˈrəuik/ adjective
very brave heroico heroic deeds.
of heroes heroico heroic tales.
heroically adverb
heroicamente He heroically rescued the little girl from the burning building.
heroism /ˈherəuizm/ noun
great bravery heroísmo The policeman was given a medal in recognition of his heroism.
hero-worship noun
very great, sometimes too great, admiration for a person. culto a los héroes
the heroine (not heroin) of the story.
(Definition of hero from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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