Definition of 'role'
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We should confidently promote them and the role they play. The Sun (2016)His varied career is mainly defined by character roles. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Yet it is his role as part of that attacking unit that is crucial. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The issue of integration will play a huge role in that. The Sun (2016)Gender roles are definitely part of the problem. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Rugby union is one gigantic chain with one man's role integral to another. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was a free role, but one which meant he would become the hardest working player in the team. Times, Sunday Times (2017)And he will play the lead role again, though he doesn't know when. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I was only meant to be on it for 15 minutes, and the role just grew and grew. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Tourism has played a major role in helping countries affected by war. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Your role is just to walk through. The Sun (2012)In films she specialised in supporting roles and character parts. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Each of us has a specific role that no one can replace. Christianity Today (2000)The team talks are part of my role. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She continued to appear in supporting roles in important studio films and starring roles in smaller movies. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But there were to be other older actors playing key roles. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You can think clearly about work and plans you make today play a lucky role in your future. The Sun (2008)You tell me one glamorous role that is in a good movie you have seen in the last ten years. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Played a leading role in the discovery of the Antarctic ozone hole. Times, Sunday Times (2009)My role is just to be there, to comfort him and hopefully make him smile. The Sun (2015)An enthusiastic and accomplished actor, he took lead roles in many of their productions. Times, Sunday Times (2015)No one person has taken on mum's role or character. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It's just that our role and focus have changed. 50 Ways to Become a Self-Confident Woman (1989)He had fulfilled his own executioner's role. Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 194445 (2007)I saw an early screening of her first leading role and thought she was brilliant. The Sun (2015)I do tend to get cast in roles where the characters are pretty rough and very damaged. The Sun (2016)The whole point of the man is running around - it's a role for an actor. Times, Sunday Times (2007)And indeed he hadn't: at least six actors took his role. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'role'
British English: role /rəʊl/ NOUN
The role of someone or something in a situation is their job or position in it.
Parents need to be clear about their role in raising their children.
- American English: role
- Arabic: دَوْر
- Brazilian Portuguese: função
- Chinese: 角色
- Croatian: uloga
- Czech: úloha
- Danish: rolle
- Dutch: rol functie, toneel
- European Spanish: papel rol
- Finnish: rooli
- French: rôle
- German: Rolle Aufgabe
- Greek: ρόλος
- Italian: ruolo
- Japanese: 役割
- Korean: 역할
- Norwegian: rolle
- Polish: rola teatr
- European Portuguese: função
- Romanian: rol
- Russian: роль
- Spanish: papel
- Swedish: roll
- Thai: หน้าที่หรือบทบาท
- Turkish: rol
- Ukrainian: роль
- Vietnamese: vai trò
Definition of role from the Collins English Dictionary
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