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Engelsk navneord: character

1. character (om person) an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe is the main character in the novel.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)fictional character, fictitious character


Mindre specifikke termerimaginary being, imaginary creature


Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termeragonist, Aladdin, Ali Baba, Argonaut, Arthur, Babar, Beatrice, Beowulf, Bluebeard, Bond, Brer Rabbit, Bunyan, Captain Horatio Hornblower, Cheshire cat, Chicken Little, Cinderella, Colonel Blimp, Commissaire Maigret, Don Quixote, Dracula, El Cid, Emile, Fagin, Falstaff, Father Brown, Faust, Faustus, Frankenstein, Frankenstein, Frankenstein's monster, Galahad, Gawain, Goofy, Guenevere, Guinevere, Gulliver, Hamlet, Holmes, Horatio Hornblower, Houyhnhnm, Huck Finn, Huckleberry Finn, Iago, Inspector Maigret, Iseult, Isolde, James Bond, John Henry, Kilroy, King Arthur, King Lear, Lancelot, Lear, Lilliputian, Little John, Little Red Riding Hood, Marlowe, Merlin, Micawber, Mother Goose, Mr. Moto, Othello, Pangloss, Pantaloon, Paul Bunyan, Perry Mason, Peter Pan, Philip Marlowe, Pied Piper, Pied Piper of Hamelin, Pierrot, Pluto, protagonist, Raskolnikov, Rip van Winkle, Robin Hood, Robinson Crusoe, Rodya Raskolnikov, Rumpelstiltskin, Ruritanian, Scaramouch, Scaramouche, Sherlock Holmes, Shylock, Simon Legree, Sinbad, Sinbad the Sailor, Sir Galahad, Sir Gawain, Sir John Falstaff, Sir Lancelot, Snoopy, Svengali, Sweeney Todd, Tarzan, Tarzan of the Apes, Todd, Tom Sawyer, Trilby, Tristan, Tristram, Uncle Remus, Uncle Sam, Uncle Tom, Walter Mitty, Wilkins Micawber, Yahoo

2. character (om erkendelse) a characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningEach town has a quality all its own.
The radical character of our demands.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)lineament, quality


Mindre specifikke termerattribute, dimension, property


Mere specifikke termertexture

3. character (om egenskab) the inherent complex of attributes that determines a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningEducation has for its object the formation of character.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)fiber, fibre


Mindre specifikke termertrait


Mere specifikke termerspirit


Omfatter disse specifikke termerintegrity, responsibility, responsibleness, thoughtfulness


Omfatter disse overordnede termerpersonality

4. character (om erkendelse) an actor's portrayal of someone in a play


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe played the part of Desdemona.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)part, persona, role, theatrical role


Mindre specifikke termercharacterization, enactment, personation, portrayal


Mere specifikke termerbaddie, bit part, heavy, hero, heroine, ingenue, minor role, name part, title role, villain

5. character (om person) a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA real character.
A strange character.
A friendly eccentric.
The capable type.
A mental case.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)case, eccentric, type


Mindre specifikke termeradult, grownup

6. character (om tilstand) good repute


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe is a man of character.


Mindre specifikke termerreputation, repute

7. character (om kommunikation) a formal recommendation by a former employer to a potential future employer describing the person's qualifications and dependability


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningRequests for character references are all too often answered evasively.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)character reference, reference


Mindre specifikke termergood word, recommendation, testimonial

8. character (om kommunikation) a written symbol that is used to represent speech


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe Greek alphabet has 24 characters.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)grapheme, graphic symbol


Mindre specifikke termerprinted symbol, written symbol


Mere specifikke termerallograph, alphabetic character, ASCII character, asterisk, blank, capital, capital letter, check character, dagger, diesis, double dagger, double obelisk, ideogram, ideograph, inferior, letter, letter of the alphabet, ligature, lower-case letter, lowercase, majuscule, mathematical symbol, minuscule, obelisk, percent sign, percentage sign, phonetic symbol, pictograph, radical, rune, runic letter, small letter, space, star, stenograph, subscript, superior, superscript, type, upper-case letter, uppercase

9. character (om egenskab) (genetics) an attribute (structural or functional) that is determined by a gene or group of genes


Mindre specifikke termerattribute


Mere specifikke termerunit character


Overordnet emneområdegenetic science, genetics


Engelsk udsagnsord: character

1. character (om relation) engrave or inscribe characters on


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerengrave, grave, inscribe, scratch









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