multi role


a part or character played by an actor or actress.
proper or customary function: the teacher's role in society.
Sociology. the rights, obligations, and expected behavior patterns associated with a particular social status.
Also, rôle.

1600–10; < French rôle roll (as of paper) containing the actor's part

multirole, adjective

role, roll.

2. capacity, position, responsibility, duty. Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
role or rôle (rəʊl)
1.  a part or character in a play, film, etc, to be played by an actor or actress
2.  psychol the part played by a person in a particular social setting, influenced by his expectation of what is appropriate
3.  usual or customary function: what is his role in the organization?
[C17: from French rôleroll, an actor's script]
rôle or rôle
[C17: from French rôleroll, an actor's script]

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Word Origin & History

"part or character one takes," 1606, from Fr. rôle "part played by a person in life," lit. "roll (of paper) on which an actor's part is written," from O.Fr. rolle (see roll). Role model first attested 1957.
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Medical Dictionary

role or rôle (rōl)
The characteristic and expected social behavior of an individual.

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