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British English: /ˈkarəktə/
American English: /ˈkɛrəktər/

Translation of character in French:


  • 1 (personality) to have a pleasant character
    être d'un caractère agréable
    a house with character
    une maison qui a du caractère
    to act in/out of character
    agir de façon habituelle/surprenante
    his remarks are totally in character/out of character
    ces remarques ne me surprennent pas/me surprennent de sa part
  • 2 (reputation) a person of good/bad character
    une personne d'une bonne/mauvaise réputation
  • 4 (Literature, Theatre, Television)
    personnage (m) (from de)
    to play the character of Romeo
    jouer le rôle (m) de Roméo
    I hardly recognize her in character
    je la reconnais à peine sous son rôle
  • 5 (person) (in general)
    (appreciative) numéro (m) [informal]
    a real character
    un sacré numéro [informal]
    a local character
    une figure (f) locale
  • 7 (Computing, Print)
    before n (density, generator, reader, recognition, string)
    de caractères
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