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Role

Role

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noun


(1)   The actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group
"The function of a teacher"
"The government must do its part"
"Play its role"
(2)   Normal or customary activity of a person in a particular social setting
"What is your role on the team?"
(3)   What something is used for
"The function of an auger is to bore holes"
"Ballet is beautiful but what use is it?"
(4)   An actor's portrayal of someone in a play
"She played the part of Desdemona"
Wiktonary



Noun


  1. A character or part played by a performer or actor.
  2. The expected behaviour of an individual in a society.
  3. The function or position of something.
  4. : The function of a word in a phrase.