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Role (IPA: /ˈɹoʊɫ/)


Role (n.)

A part, or character, performed by an actor in a drama; hence, a part of function taken or assumed by any one; as, he has now taken the role of philanthropist.

Role

Set of behaviours, rights, obligations, beliefs, and norms expected from an individual that has a certain social status

Role

Character or part played by a performer

Role

Quality of participation in relation, or identity of an item in relation to another specified item

Role

Family name

Role

Painting by Philip Guston

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [M]y administration is committed to a leadership role on the issue of climate change." - George W. Bush

Example Sentence (Quote)

" African audiences cannot accept our passive consumer role in the presence of film. (p. 44)" - Marshall McLuhan

Example Sentence (Quote)

"At present the national budget plays a very large role in the whole financial policy of our country." - Ragnar Frisch

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Donny: Any asshole can pull a gun on somebody! You don't know the first thing about stealing a car! You need a role model!" - Gone in 60 Seconds

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Everybody in Fabletown has a role to fill. You just have to pay attention to what they need to help them find it." - The Wolf Among Us


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