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role

role(
rol
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (film, theater, and television)
a. el papel
(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).
(M)
He was cast in the role of King Lear in the Shakespeare play.Le dieron el papel del rey Lear en la obra de Shakespeare.
b. el rol
(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).
(M)
It was a small role in an indie movie. I'm not a professional actor.Fue un rol no importante en una película independiente. No soy un actor profesional.
2. (part)
a. el papel
(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).
(M)
The price of oil has a vital role in the global economy.El precio del petróleo juega un papel determinante en la economía mundial.
b. el rol
(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).
(M)
Let's discuss the role of the Internet in globalization.Debatamos el rol que tiene Internet en la globalización.
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role
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (cinema and theater)
a. el papel
(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).
(M)
(& fig)
2. (fig)
a.
to play an important roledesempeñar un papel importante
role modelejemplo m, modelo a seguir
role [rəʊl]
noun
(Teat) also papel (m)
to cast sb in the role of (Teat) dar a algn el papel de; to play a role (Teat) hacer un papel; desempeñar un papel;in en; supporting role papel (m) secundario
modifier
role model (n) modelo (m) a imitar
role play(ing) (n) juego (m) de roles
role reversal (n) inversión (f) de papeles
This was an attempt at role reversal, with Sydney treating his father as though he were an erring son In some relationships there is a role reversal when it comes to sex
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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