However, in Japan since the post-war period they have always played a role in keeping the peace.
But nobody seriously believes that these troops are ready to carry out the role assigned them.
In the event that no aunt exists, a female elder in the community takes this role on.
But, this is a rare occasion when the US goes into a game as the favorite—a role that has not always suited the team.
It took Squibb a long time to make it to Hollywood, let alone her role as Kate—which is receiving plenty of awards buzz.
No one person's role is more or less important than the other's.
Probably just as significant is the role mediation plays in the process.
I shook hands with as much dignity as I could assume, for the role of impersonation was a new one to me.
I, of course, was to go along and play the role of a prisoner.
His entrance is less ostentatious than it might be if he knew of the role that has been assigned to him.
"part or character one takes," c.1600, from French rôle "part played by a person in life," literally "roll (of paper) on which an actor's part is written," from Old French rolle (see roll (n.)). Meaning "function performed characteristically by someone" is from 1875. In the social psychology sense from 1913. Role model first attested 1957.
role or rôle (rōl)
The characteristic and expected social behavior of an individual.