role

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/rəʊl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/roʊl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(rōl)


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role

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. play a [vital, basic, fundamental, leading] role (in)
  2. have a [vital] role to play (in)
  3. a [support, minor, secondary, key, major] role
  4. [traditional, gender] roles
  5. [has, got] the lead role in the [production of, play, movie]
  6. played the role of the [hero, villain, king]
  7. [refused, rejected, turned down] the role
  8. [had, played] a significant role in the [meeting, talks, negotiations]
  9. the [teacher's, politician's, parents'] role in society
  10. the role of [computers, technology] in the classroom
  11. the role of [exercise, education] in [growth, development, infancy]
n as adj
  1. is (not) a [good, great] role model for young [people, girls, men]
  2. was a complete role reversal
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