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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpersonaper‧so‧na /pəˈsəʊnə $ pərˈsoʊ-/ noun (plural personae /-niː/ or personas) [countable]  CHARACTER/PERSONALITYthe way you behave when you are with other people or in a particular situation, which gives people a particular idea about your character Joel has a cheerful public persona but in private he’s different.
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personaIn the meantime, he has created a persona called the Fashion Director, who recommends good buys.Crude as Farley plays it, his endearing-blowfish persona is quite a piece of work.The whole world will communicate with you, and your computer persona will track your presence.When we first started we were sick of the way many groups would adopt a cool persona for interviews.Sally Fields' fighting-mom persona is dragged through the first stupid thriller of 1996.And he has failed to develop a mature political persona since he parachuted with fanfare into the national arena last autumn.Green's on-screen persona is cute and innocent.The change says a lot about the persona he was already being driven into.public personaThey say Alexander is as down-to-earth and folksy as his public persona.It was part of the naturalness of his public persona.Self-deprecation is a calculated part of his public persona.Morrissey's retreat was probably due to a realisation that he couldn't control his own public persona.Who was there here who knew her well enough to discern and identify any flaws in her own polished public persona?And what function do we accord, then, to Hitler's public persona in explaining the process which led to Auschwitz?In 1983 the whole party could blame the public persona of Mr Foot.Of course, there've been other, less welcome alterations to their public persona.
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