character

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English[уреди]

Etymology[уреди]

From Средњи Енглески caracter, from Стари Француски caractere, from Латински character, from Антички Грчки χαρακτήρ (kharaktḗr, type, nature, character), from χαράσσω (kharássō, I engrave).

Pronunciation[уреди]

Noun[уреди]

character (countable and uncountable, plural characters)

  1. (countable) A being involved in the action of a story.
  2. (countable) A distinguishing feature; characteristic; trait; phene.
    A single locus governing the petal colour character was detected on the linkage group A2.
  3. (uncountable, countable) A complex of traits marking a person, group, breed, or type.
    A study of the suspect's character and his cast iron alibi ruled him out.
  4. (uncountable) Strength of mind; resolution; independence; individuality; moral strength.
    He has a great deal of character.
    "You may not like to eat liver," said Calvin's father, "but it builds character."
  5. (countable) A unique or extraordinary individual; a person characterized by peculiar or notable traits, especially charisma.
    Julius Caesar is a great historical character.
    That bloke is such a character.
  6. (countable) A written or printed symbol, or letter.
    • Шаблон:rfdatek
      It were much to be wished that there were throughout the world but one sort of character for each letter to express it to the eye.
  7. (countable, dated) Style of writing or printing; handwriting; the particular form of letters used by a person or people.
    an inscription in the Runic character
  8. (countable, dated) A secret cipher; a way of writing in code.
  9. (countable, computing) One of the basic elements making up a text file or string: a code representing a printing character or a control character.
  10. (countable, informal) A person or individual, especially one who is unknown or raises suspicions.
    We saw a shady character slinking out of the office with some papers.
    That old guy is a real character.
  11. (countable, mathematics) A complex number representing an element of a finite Abelian group.
  12. (countable) Quality, position, rank, or capacity; quality or conduct with respect to a certain office or duty.
    in the miserable character of a slave
    in his character as a magistrate
  13. (countable, dated) The estimate, individual or general, put upon a person or thing; reputation.
    a man's character for truth and veracity
    Her actions give her a bad character.
    • Шаблон:rfdatek
      This subterraneous passage is much mended since Seneca gave so bad a character of it.
  14. (countable, dated) A reference given to a servant, attesting to his/her behaviour, competence, etc.
  15. (countable, obsolete) Personal appearance.

Usage notes[уреди]

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A comparison of character and reputation: It would be well if character and reputation were used distinctively. In truth, character is what a person is; reputation is what he is supposed to be. Character is in himself, reputation is in the minds of others. Character is injured by temptations, and by wrongdoing; reputation by slanders, and libels. Character endures throughout defamation in every form, but perishes when there is a voluntary transgression; reputation may last through numerous transgressions, but be destroyed by a single, and even an unfounded, accusation or aspersion.

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Translations[уреди]

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Verb[уреди]

character (third-person singular simple present characters, present participle charactering, simple past and past participle charactered)

  1. (obsolete) To write (using characters); to describe.
    • Шаблон:RQ:Shakespeare Like, [Act II, scene vii]:
      O Roſalind, theſe Trees ſhall be my Bookes, / And in their barkes my thoughts Ile charracter, / That euery eye, which in this Forreſt lookes, / Shall ſee thy vertue witneſt euery where.

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Latin[уреди]

Etymology[уреди]

From the Антички Грчки χαρακτήρ (kharaktḗr).

Pronunciation[уреди]

Noun[уреди]

character

  1. branding iron
  2. brand (made by a branding iron)
  3. characteristic, mark, character, style

Declension[уреди]

Шаблон:la-ndecl

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Portuguese[уреди]

Noun[уреди]

character m (plural characteres)

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