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role meaning

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WRole
  • A role (also rôle or social role) is a set of connected behaviours, rights, obligations, beliefs, The division of labour in society takes the form of the interaction among heterogeneous specialised positions, Social roles included appropriate and permitted forms of behaviour, guided by social norms,
  • NounPLrolesSUF-ole
    1. A character or part played by a performer or actor.
      1. My neighbor was the lead role in last year's village play. ‎
      2. Her dream was to get a role in a Hollywood movie, no matter how small. ‎
    2. The expected behaviour of an individual in a society.
      1. The role of women has changed significantly in the last century. ‎
    3. The function or position of something.
      1. Local volunteers played an important role in cleaning the beach after the oil spill. ‎
      2. What rôle does the wax in your earhole fulfill? ‎
    4. Designation that denotes an associated set of responsibilities, knowledge, skills, and attitudes.
      1. The project manager role is responsible for ensuring that everyone on the team knows and executes his or her assigned tasks. ‎
    5. (grammar): The function of a word in a phrase.
    6. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • The data allowed us to hypothesize that miR6435 might play a role in the regulation of xanthanolide biosynthesis in X.
        • Given that the expression of this gene is not restricted to neoblasts, its role can also be important in committed cells.
        • This study aims to evaluate the protective role of ulinastatin, an anti-inflammatory agent, against acute kidney injuries in infant piglets model undergoing surgery on HLF cardiopulmonary bypass.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • Such as when α-1,3-glucan is injected alone into the mice, it stimulates the host immune response and consequently has an antifumigatus development role.

    Meaning of role for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "role" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Countable nouns
      Difficultness: Level 3
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      Easy     ➨     Difficult
      Definiteness: Level 8
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      Definite    ➨     Versatile
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