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character British & World English

The mental and moral qualities distinctive to an individual

character English Thesaurus

Jenny had a forceful character

in character British & World English

In keeping (or not in keeping) with someone’s usual pattern of behaviour and motives

character actor British & World English

An actor who specializes in playing eccentric or unusual people rather than leading roles

character code British & World English

The binary code used to represent a letter or number

character dance British & World English

A style of ballet deriving inspiration from national or folk dances, or interpreting and representing a particular profession, mode of living, or personality

character part British & World English

A part played by a character actor

null character British & World English

A character denoting nothing, usually represented by a binary zero

cartoon character British & World English

A fictional character depicted in an animated film or a comic strip

character-building British & World English

Requiring effort or endurance to a degree that strengthens or improves a person’s character

character sketch British & World English

A brief written description of a person’s qualities

character string British & World English

A linear sequence of characters stored in or processed by a computer

character witness British & World English

A person who attests to another’s good reputation in a court of law

control character British & World English

A character that does not represent a printable character but serves to initiate a particular action

character recognition British & World English

The identification by electronic means of printed or written characters

character assassination British & World English

The malicious and unjustified harming of a person’s good reputation

optical character recognition British & World English

The identification of printed characters using photoelectric devices and computer software

reform British & World English

Cause (someone) to relinquish an immoral, criminal, or self-destructive lifestyle

in character in character British & World English

In keeping (or not in keeping) with someone’s usual pattern of behaviour and motives

acquired characteristic British & World English

A modification or change in an organ or tissue that is due to use, disuse, or environmental effects during an organism’s lifetime

acquired character in acquired characteristic British & World English

A modification or change in an organ or tissue that is due to use, disuse, or environmental effects during an organism’s lifetime

character-forming in character-building British & World English

Requiring effort or endurance to a degree that strengthens or improves a person’s character

in or out of character in character British & World English

In keeping (or not in keeping) with someone’s usual pattern of behaviour and motives


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