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Is character a countable or uncountable noun? How to judge?

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    It can be both. You just have to look in a dictionary, making sure that you have identified the sense in which it is being used. – Minty May 22 at 8:11
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    Are you talking about the graphic symbol, or the personal attribute, or the person in a drama or novel? Please also explain what research you've already done. For further guidance, see How to Ask and take the EL&U Tour. :-) – Chappo May 22 at 12:30
  • It's far more reasonable to talk about count(able) or non-count usages. – Edwin Ashworth May 22 at 13:41
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Both depending on the meaning being conveyed.

(countable) A character as a person in a story, movie, play, etc.

(uncountable) Character as the combination of personal qualities.

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