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  • n. Plural form of persona (alternative spelling of personæ).


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  • White Americans because his public personae is that of a "White woman."

    Hillary the Man and Barack the Woman?

  • They cultivated certain personae to present to the world at large for their own advantage.

    The Writing Obsession

  • This usage survives today in the phrase "dramatis personae."


  • By extension, if these things happen and are posted on the Internet, others will likely take note of each new i-star, and the reaction could propel some of them to incredible levels of worldwide fame if their looks and (later, if more is learned via interviews or self-made profiles on social networking sites) their personae are the exact right combination required.

    boy culture

  • If someone wasn't keen to meet up at least once in Mexico, chances were they were more interested in that person as an internet 'personae' than a real person.

    Another one bites the dust

  • The scenarios employed "personae," which are archetypal representations of individuals that represent either the participant or individuals they would encounter when interacting with the system.

    Journal of Medical Internet Research

  • British singer, songwriter, and actor who was most prominent in the 1970s and best known for his shifting personae and musical genre hopping.

    Five People Born on January 8 | myFiveBest

  • Billionaire gasbag “T Boone” Pickens has made a bold attempt over the last year to transform his image of oil-greased rightwing godfather to grandfatherly wind energy guru, endlessly blowing his hot air at bipartisan audiences in Washington (and reminding everyone outside the beltway that money can buy you anything in the Imperial City, even a new personae) Blog

  • I also need to finish laying out the time-line ( "present" and "past"), make up a list of dramatis personae, and find a good reference on Louisiana dialects, so I can get the grammar consistent.

    Words to Write By

  • Plays written by playwrites who allow characters of both genders full agency are writing about men and women, even if there is a gender imbalance in the dramatis personae.

    Measure For Measure


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