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Engelsk substantiv: 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.

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkimaginary being, imaginary creature

Eksempler på mere spesifikke uttrykkagonist, 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 erkjendelse) 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.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)lineament, quality

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkattribute, dimension, property

Mere spesifikke uttrykktexture

3. character (om egenskap) 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.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)fiber, fibre

Mindre spesifikke uttrykktrait

Mere spesifikke uttrykkspirit

Omfatter disse spesifikke uttrykkintegrity, responsibility, responsibleness, thoughtfulness

Omfatter disse overordnede uttrykkenepersonality

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

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe played the part of Desdemona.

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkcharacterization, enactment, personation, portrayal

Mere spesifikke uttrykkbaddie, 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.

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkadult, grownup

6. character (om tilstand) good repute

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe is a man of character.

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkreputation, repute

7. character (om kommunikasjon) 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.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)character reference, reference

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkgood word, recommendation, testimonial

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

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe Greek alphabet has 24 characters.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)grapheme, graphic symbol

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkprinted symbol, written symbol

Mere spesifikke uttrykkallograph, 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 egenskap) (genetics) an attribute (structural or functional) that is determined by a gene or group of genes

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkattribute

Mere spesifikke uttrykkunit character

Overordnet kategorigenetic science, genetics

Engelsk verb: character

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

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkengrave, grave, inscribe, scratch

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