Pronunciation: (rez"u-nûr'; Fr. re-zô-nœr'), [key]
—pl. -neursPronunciation: (-nûrz'; Fr. -nœr'). [key]
a character in a play, novel, or the like who voices the central theme, philosophy, or point of view of the work.
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