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persona

Pronunciation: /pərˈsəʊnə; pɜːˈsəʊnə/

Translation of persona in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural personas)

  • 1.1 (image) imagen (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • The public personas of some writers cut a wide swath through the publishing world.
    • Some commenters find this problematic, pointing out that people present different personas to different people, depending on the situation.
    • It was only after several years of painting celebs that I thought I could paint regular people whose personas weren't public and well-known.
    1.2
    (plural personae /-niː/)
    (character) personaje (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • The writing is crisp, making the characters realistic personas despite their larger-than-life roles.
    • First is their ability to adopt different personas.
    • In all six films he adopts six different personas, which is something he enjoys about the character.

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