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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishheroineher‧o‧ine /ˈherəʊɪn $ -roʊ-/ ●○○ noun [countable]  1 BRAVEADMIREa woman who is admired for doing something extremely braveheroheroine of a heroine of the French Resistance2 PERSON/PEOPLEthe woman or girl who is the main character in a book, film, play etcheroheroine of Mira, the fictional heroine of ‘The Women’s Room’3 ADMIREWOMANa woman who is admired very much for a particular skill or qualityhero, idolsomebody’s heroine Oprah is my heroine.
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heroinePart of the problem is that the movie presents a heroine primed with empty ambition, but makes no comment on it.a heroine of the French ResistanceThe heroes and heroines are nearly always virgins.In Mary Barton the working-class heroine and her husband go off to the colonies to start a new life.Kitty, her heroine, is dumpy, spotty, pallid and downtrodden.She seems to see herself as some kind of romantic heroine in a trashy novel.The novel's heroine, Kate Lee, is born in the South at the turn of the century.They are the heroes and the heroines of their lives.She is portrayed as the heroine of the play.This one takes place in Bisbee; the heroine Joanna Brady is the sheriff of Bisbee.The story is narrated entirely by the heroine.The heroine of her latest novel is a middle-class English woman.Yes, your heroine will be united with her destined mate.
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