character

character
'kærəktə
1. noun
1) (the set of qualities that make someone or something different from others; type: You can tell a man's character from his handwriting; Publicity of this character is not good for the firm.) carácter
2) (a set of qualities that are considered admirable in some way: He showed great character in dealing with the danger.) carácter
3) (reputation: They tried to damage his character.) reputación
4) (a person in a play, novel etc: Rosencrantz is a minor character in Shakespeare's `Hamlet'.) personaje
5) (an odd or amusing person: This fellow's quite a character!) tipo, figura
6) (a letter used in typing etc: Some characters on this typewriter are broken.) carácter

2. noun
(a typical quality: It is one of his characteristics to be obstinate.) característica
- characterize
- characterise
- characterization
- characterisation

character n
1. personalidad / manera de ser / carácter
she has a lot of character tiene mucha personalidad
2. encanto
an old town with a lot of character una ciudad antigua con mucho encanto
3. personaje
I don't like the central character of the play no me gusta el personaje central de la obra
character
tr['kærəktəSMALLr/SMALL]
noun
1 (nature) carácter nombre masculino
the British character el carácter británico
2 (reputation) reputación nombre femenino; (integrity, moral strength) carácter nombre masculino, personalidad nombre femenino
a person of good character una persona de buena reputación
a person of great character una persona de gran carácter
3 (in film, book, play) personaje nombre masculino
4 familiar (person) tipo
an odd character un tipo raro
a real character todo un carácter
5 (letter) carácter nombre masculino
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SMALLIDIOMATIC EXPRESSION/SMALL
to be in/out of character ser/no ser típico,-a
character actor/actress actor/actriz especializado,-a en personajes raros
character reference referencias nombre femenino plural
character ['kærɪktər] n
1) letter, symbol: carácter m
Chinese characters: caracteres chinos
2) disposition: carácter m, personalidad f
of good character: de buena reputación
3) : tipo m, personaje m peculiar
he's quite a character!: ¡él es algo serio!
4) : personaje m (ficticio)
character
n.
calidad s.f.
carácter (Tipografía) s.m.
carácter s.m.
categoría s.f.
cifra s.f.
fuste s.m.
genio s.m.
letra s.f.
papel s.m.
personaje (Literatura) s.m.
tenor s.m.
'kærəktər, 'kærəktə(r)
noun
1) (of person)
a) (temperament, nature) carácter m

to be in/out of character — ser*/no ser* típico

she's a good judge of character — es buena psicóloga

b) (good character) reputación f; (before n)

character assassination — (public slander) difamación f

character reference — referencias fpl

c) (strength of personality) carácter m
2) (of place, thing) carácter m

her face is full of character — tiene una cara con mucha personalidad

3) c
a) (in novel, play, movie) personaje m, carácter m (Col, Méx)

he doesn't react in character — su reacción no es la que cabría esperar de su personaje

b) (person) tipo m (fam)

he's a nasty character — es un mal tipo (fam)

c) (eccentric person) caso m
4) c (symbol) carácter m
['kærɪktǝ(r)]
1. N
1) (=nature) [of thing] carácter m , naturaleza f ; [of person] carácter m , personalidad f

a man of good character — un hombre de buena reputación

to bear a good character — tener buena reputación

that is more in character for him — eso es más típico de él

his sudden concern for me was completely out of character (for him) — su inesperado interés por mí no era nada típico de él

2) (in novel, play) (=person) personaje m ; (=role) papel m

chief character — protagonista mf

3) (=energy, determination) carácter m

a man of character — un hombre de carácter

he lacks character — le falta carácter

4) * (=person) tipo(-a) * m / f , individuo(-a) m / f

he's a very odd character — es un tipo muy raro *

he's quite a character — es todo un personaje

5) (Comput, Typ, Bio) carácter m
2.
CPD

character actor N — actor m de carácter

character actress N — actriz f de carácter

character assassination N — difamación f

character code N — (Comput) código m de caracteres

character development N(in a novel, play, film) evolución f de los personajes

character part N — (Theat) papel m de carácter

character recognition N — (Comput) reconocimiento m de caracteres

character recognition software N — software m de reconocimiento de caracteres

character reference N — informe m , referencia f

character set N — (Typ) juego m de caracteres

character sketch N — esbozo m de carácter

character space N — (Typ) espacio m (de carácter)

character trait N(=characteristic) rasgo m de carácter

character witness Ntestigo de la defensa que atestigua el buen carácter del acusado

* * *
['kærəktər, 'kærəktə(r)]
noun
1) (of person)
a) (temperament, nature) carácter m

to be in/out of character — ser*/no ser* típico

she's a good judge of character — es buena psicóloga

b) (good character) reputación f; (before n)

character assassination — (public slander) difamación f

character reference — referencias fpl

c) (strength of personality) carácter m
2) (of place, thing) carácter m

her face is full of character — tiene una cara con mucha personalidad

3) c
a) (in novel, play, movie) personaje m, carácter m (Col, Méx)

he doesn't react in character — su reacción no es la que cabría esperar de su personaje

b) (person) tipo m (fam)

he's a nasty character — es un mal tipo (fam)

c) (eccentric person) caso m
4) c (symbol) carácter m

English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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