Chinese Traditional: 扮演
Chinese Simplified: 扮演
Pinyin: ban4 yan3
Zhuyin: ㄅㄢˋ ㄧㄢˇ
English Meaning: to play the role of, to play the part of, to act
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jie2 ke4 chuan2 zhang3 shi4 you2 qiang2 ni2 dai4 pu3 ban4 yan3 de5 yi2 ge5 xu1 gou4 jiao3 se4.
Jack Sparrow is a fictional character portrayed by Johnny Depp.
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ta1 zai4 kong3 bu4 gong1 ji2 li3 ban4 yan3 guan1 jian4 jiao3 se4.
He played a pivotal role in the terrorist attack.
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ta1 zai4 fan3 zhan4 yun4 dong4 shang4 ban4 yan3 guan1 jian4 jiao3 se4.
She played a key role in the anti-war movement.
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