character

n.
personality
behavior

1) to form, mold one's character

2) to epitomize; reflect smb.'s character

3) one's moral; true character

4) a bad, disreputable; firm, strong; excellent, fine, good; impeccable, stainless; lovable; national; upright; weak character

5) of character (a person of good character)

role
person playing a role

6) to assume; play, portray a character

7) to delineate, depict, draw; develop; kill off a character

8) a fictitious; leading, main, major, principal; minor, supporting character

9) in character; out of character (his behavior was in character with his upbringing; her actions were out of character)

person, esp. dubious or eccentric

10) a dangerous; disreputable; historical; seedy, shady; strange, weird; suspicious; tough; underworld; unforgettable character

letter, figure

11) to form, trace; write characters

12) Arabic; Chinese; cuneiform; Cyrillic; Greek; Hebrew; Hindi; Latin; mathematical; special characters

nature

13) to have a character of one's own

14) an official; political; subversive; unofficial character (the statements were of a political character)

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['kærɪktə]
Chinese
Cyrillic
Hebrew
Hindi
Latin
cuneiform
disreputable
excellent
historical
impeccable
kill off a character
leading
lovable
mathematical
mold one's character
national
political
portray a character
reflect smb. 's character
seedy
shady
special characters
stainless
strong
subversive
supporting character
true character
unforgettable character
upright
weak character
write characters
out of character (his behavior was in character with his upbringing; her actions were out of character)
unofficial character (the statements were of a political character)
Arabic
['nature'] to have a character of one's own
['person, esp. dubious or eccentric'] a dangerous
['personality'] ['behavior'] to form
['role'] ['person playing a role'] to assume
a bad
a fictitious
an official
in character
one's moral
to delineate
to epitomize
of character (a person of good character)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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