English translation of 'भूमिका'
nf/bhumika, bhUmikA, bhoomikaa, bhūmikā/
1. function countable noun
The function of something or someone is the useful thing that they do or are intended to do.
The main function of horror films is to scare us.
2. introduction countable noun
The introduction to a book or talk comes at the beginning and tells you what the rest of the book or talk is about.
3. part singular noun
Your part in something that happens is your involvement in it.
He was jailed for his part in a robbery.
4. part countable noun
A part in a play or film is one of the roles in it.
I got a part in a romantic comedy.
5. place countable noun
The place of someone or something in a society, system, or situation is their position or role in relation to it.
They want to see more women take their place in management roles.
6. preface countable noun
A preface is an introduction at the beginning of a book.
7. prelude countable noun
You describe an event as a prelude to a more important event when it happens before it and acts as an introduction to it.
For him, reading was a necessary prelude to sleep.
8. role countable noun
The role of someone or something in a situation is their function or position in it.
Parents need to be clear about their role in raising their children.
Music plays a major role in his life.
9. role countable noun
A role is one of the characters that an actor or singer plays in a film, play, or opera.
He gave her a leading role in his film.
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Translation of भूमिका from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary