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personality

Pronunciation: /ˌpɜːrsnˈæləti; ˌpɜːsəˈnæləti/

Translation of personality in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -ties)

  • 1 1.1 countable/numerable (nature, disposition) personalidad (feminine) split personality personalidad múltiple
    Example sentences
    • Drawings and dialogue combine to create distinctive personalities for these birds.
    • Instead it is a study of the personality traits of successful people.
    • The character design and animations go a long way to present the personalities of different characters.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable (personal appeal) personalidad (feminine) he's got a lot of personality tiene mucha personalidad
    Example sentences
    • On top of all that, Charles says they have bucket loads of personality.
    • He had an extremely dark sense of humour and so much personality.
    • It has that sense of unassuming warm-heartedness and personality.
  • 2 countable/numerable 2.1 (public figure) personalidad (feminine), figura (feminine) 2.2
    (personalities plural)
    (personal abuse) personalismos (masculine plural) to descend to personalities caer* en personalismos
    Example sentences
    • Pupils at the school have named sections of the centre after famous Farnworth personalities.
    • They cannot rise to become famous media personalities by ‘speaking what they often hear’.
    • On Sunday are two resort walks looking back at places associated with the early life of two of Morecambe's most famous personalities.

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