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Main Entry: char·ac·ter
Pronunciation: primarystresskar-ik-tschwar
Function: noun
1 a : a mark or symbol (as a letter or numeral) used in writing or printing b : a symbol (as a letter or number) that represents information; also : something standing for such a character that may be accepted by a computer
2 a : a distinguishing feature : CHARACTERISTIC b : the group of qualities that make a person, group, or thing different from others c : the bodily expression (as eye color or leaf shape) of the action of a gene or group of genes
3 : an odd or peculiar person
4 : a person in a story, novel, or play
6 : moral excellence <hard work builds character>
- char·ac·ter·less /-lschwas/ adjective

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