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

Translation of character in German:


  • 1
    (mental or moral qualities, integrity) Charakter Mask.
    (description of qualities) Charakterbild Neutr.
    be of good character
    ein guter Mensch sein
    einen guten Charakter haben
    a woman of character
    eine Frau mit Charakter
    strength of character
  • 2
    (reputation) Ruf Mask.
    (testimonial) Zeugnis Neutr.
  • 3no pl.
    (individuality, style) Charakter Mask.
    (characteristic, esp. (Biology)) Charakteristikum Neutr.
    the town has a character all of its own
    die Stadt hat einen ganz eigenen Charakter
    have no character
    charakterlos od. ohne Charakter sein
    his face has character
    er hat ein charakter- od. ausdrucksvolles Gesicht
  • 4
    (in novel etc.) Charakter Mask.
    (part played by somebody) Rolle Fem.
    be in/out of character [figurative]
    typisch/untypisch sein
    his behaviour was quite out of character [figurative]
    sein Betragen war ganz und gar untypisch für ihn
    act in/out of character [figurative]
    sich typisch/untypisch verhalten
  • 5 [informal] (extraordinary person)
    Original Neutr.
    be [quite] a character/a real character
    ein [echtes/richtiges] Original sein
    what a character!
    was für ein Mann/eine Frau!
  • 7 (graphic symbol; (Computing))
    Zeichen Neutr.
    (set of letters) Schrift Fem.
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