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character

1. noun personality2. noun trait, nature3. noun of personality 4. noun good reputation5. noun in novel, film etc6. noun unusual person7. noun COMP, PRESS typeface8. noun BIOL distinguishing feature of species etc
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1 noun personalitypearsantacht fem3  c m uwhat sort of character is he? cén cineál duine é?she has a strong character is duine láidir íhe had a dark side to his character bhí taobh dorcha ann mar dhuinethat was one of her character traits b'in tréith a bhain léi, b'in tréith a bhí inti mar dhuinehe had many character flaws bhí go leor lochtanna air, is iomaí locht a bhí air 2 noun trait, naturecarachtar masc1  c m unádúr masc1  c m uthis region has a character all of its own tá carachtar dá chuid féin ag an gceantar seo, tá nádúr ar leith ag baint leis an gceantar seoit's in keeping with the character of the building tá sé ag teacht leis an gcarachtar atá ag an bhfoirgneamh
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3 noun of personality teacht aniar NP  c m uspiorad masc1  c m uspreacadh masc  c m ushe was a girl with character ba chailín í a raibh spiorad inti, cailín láidir a bhí inti 4 noun good reputationhe was of good character bhí dea-cháil air, bhí dea-theist airhe tried to attack her character rinne sé iarracht a clú a mhilleadh, rinne sé iarracht a hainm a scriosadh 5 noun in novel, film etccarachtar masc1  c m upearsa fem5  c m uthe main character in the play an príomhcharachtar sa dráma, an phríomhphearsa sa drámahe plays different characters déanann sé páirteanna difriúla, bíonn carachtair dhifriúla aigesoap character carachtar sobaldráma 6 noun unusual personhe's a bit of a character is carachtar ceart é, is duine ann féin é, is ait an mac é 7 noun COMP, PRESS typefacecarachtar masc1  c m ulitir fem5  c m uin bold characters i litreacha dubha, i litreacha troma 8 noun BIOL distinguishing feature of species etc tréith fem2  c m usaintréith fem2  c m uidentification character tréith aitheantais, saintréith aitheantais
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in character

Síle, in character, was singing all night mar a bheifeá ag súil leis, bhí Síle ag canadh ar feadh na hoíche

out of character

it's out of character for him to talk like that ní nós leis a bheith ag caint mar sin, ní dual dó a bheith ag caint mar sinshe's behaving out of character tá sí ag déanamh rudaí nach ndéanfadh sí de ghnáth, tá sí ag déanamh rudaí aisteacha

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