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  ( roles    plural  )
1       n-count   If you have a role in a situation or in society, you have a particular position and function in it.  
with supp, oft N in/of/as n  
...the drug's role in preventing more serious effects of infection..., Both sides have roles to play.     
2       n-count   A role is one of the characters that an actor or singer can play in a film, play, or opera.  
usu with supp  
She has just landed the lead role in The Young Vic's latest production...     

role model        ( role models    plural  ) A role model is someone you admire and try to imitate.      n-count  
Five out of the ten top role models for British teenagers are black.     
role play        ( role plays    plural & 3rd person present)   ( role playing    present participle)   ( role played    past tense & past participle  ) , role-play  
1       n-var   Role play is the act of imitating the character and behaviour of someone who is different from yourself, for example as a training exercise.  
Group members have to communicate with each other through role-play.     
2       verb   If people role play, they do a role play.  
Rehearse and role-play the interview with a friend beforehand.      V n, Also V  
  role playing      n-uncount  
We did a lot of role playing.     
role reversal        ( role reversals    plural  ) Role reversal is a situation in which two people have chosen or been forced to exchange their duties and responsibilities, so that each is now doing what the other used to do.      n-var who have undertaken the most extreme role reversal and become house-husbands.     
title role        ( title roles    plural  ) The title role in a play or film is the role referred to in the name of the play or film.      n-count   the N  
My novel `The Rector's Wife' is being adapted for TV, with Lindsay Duncan in the title role.     
Traducción diccionario Collins Inglés Cobuild  


1    character, impersonation, part, portrayal, representation  
2    capacity, duty, function, job, part, position, post, task  

Diccionario de inglés sinónimos  

role n.
the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group

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