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dramatis personae

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Theatre
dramatis personaedram‧a‧tis per‧so‧nae /ˌdræmətəs pɜːˈsəʊnaɪ, pəˈsəʊniː $ -pərˈsoʊniː/ noun [plural] formal  APTthe characters in a playcast
Examples from the Corpus
dramatis personaeHowever, the didactic goal usually does irreparable harm to the characterization of the dramatis personae.And in the Homeric spirit, quite a few of the dramatis personae are blind, or partially blind.
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