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role

1 noun purpose sb or sth has in a situationról masc1  c m ucúram masc1  c m upáirt fem2  c m ufeidhm fem2  c m uI didn't want to take that role níor theastaigh an cúram sin uaimsethe board has a variety of roles tá roinnt ról ar leith ag an mbord, tá roinnt feidhmeanna éagsúla ag an mbordIreland took an active role in the negotiations bhí páirt ghníomhach ag Éirinn san idirbheartaíochthe played a key role in reclaiming the cup bhí ról lárnach aige i mbuachan an choirn athuairbusiness has a vital role to play in reviving the area tá páirt mhór ag lucht gnó in athbheochan an cheantairthe roles of men and women are still different tá difríocht fós idir ról na bhfear agus na mbandiscuss the role of new media in social movements trácht ar ról na meán nua i ngluaiseachtaí sóisialtait's not fulfilling its role as a language authority níl sé ag comhlíonadh a róil mar údarás teangahe's playing in his usual midfield role tá sé ag imirt i lár na páirce mar is gnáth 2 noun especially EMPL job within organisation etcról masc1  c m ufeidhm fem2  c m uthe role of personnel officer is very challenging tá ról an oifigigh phearsanra an-dúshlánach, tá post an oifigigh phearsanra an-dúshlánachI'm working in a new role tá cúram nua ormshe's working in a management role mar bhainisteoir atá sí ag obair
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3 noun THEAT, CINE part in a film etcpáirt fem2  c m uI wasn't comfortable with the role ní raibh mé ar mo chompord leis an bpáirtshe was in the lead role bhí sí sa phríomhpháirtthe role of Hamlet is much sought after ba mhaith le go leor daoine bheith i bpáirt Hamlet

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