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heroine

Pronunciation: /ˈherəʊɪn/

Translation of heroine in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (brave, admirable woman) heroína (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • The ticker-tape reception being afforded later this month to the 47,000 volunteers who were the true heroes and heroines of the Games is richly deserved.
    • An event of this magnitude could perhaps one day bring recognition to ‘true’ heroes and heroines in society.
    • What India's unsung heroes, and heroines, have achieved these past few weeks against great odds should not go unrewarded or unnoticed.
    1.2 (of novel, play, film) protagonista (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • I'd say William Gibson has had the most profound effect on representation of female characters, especially heroines, in both the written and filmic genres of sci-fi, and branching into action.
    • More than half of its movies debuted at the Television Critics Association last month focused on women's issues, female characters or heroines.
    • Anyone who still believes this myth should look to the dozens of female heroines in comic books.

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