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persona
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persona(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (public image)
a. la imagen
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Almost no one knows what Helen is really like, but it is very different from the persona she presents to the public.Casi nadie sabe cómo es Helen de verdad, pero es muy diferente de la imagen que presenta al público.
2. (fictional character)
a. el personaje
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The actor can shift between his personas with ease.El actor puede cambiar entre sus personajes fácilmente.
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persona [pɜːˈsəʊnə]
noun
personae (plural) [pɜːˈsəʊnaɪ]
1 (character) personaje (m)
2 (image) imagen (f)
An American in Paris was conceived to meet Arthur Freed's cultural aspirations and then tailored to suit Gene Kelly's screen persona The self we show the world can be handmade, an external persona, put on for protection Although Claire Rayner maintains that this discrepancy between her `public" persona and her `private" persona does not cause her great concern,many others find the strain of `living up to appearances # intolerable (in Jungian psychology) the mechanism that conceals a person's true thoughts and feelings, esp in his adaptation to the outside world
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persona grata persona (f) grata; persona non grata persona (f) no grata
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personas
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personas
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1. (group of individuals)
a. people
Muchas personas votaron por el candidato, pero aun así perdió la elección.Many people voted for the candidate, but he still lost the election.
b. persons
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
Se le permitirá acceso al perímetro solo a personas autorizadas.Only authorized persons will be granted access to the perimeter.
2. (legal)
a. entities
Las corporaciones y las ONG son dos ejemplos de personas jurídicas.Corporations and NGOs are two examples of legal entities.
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