noncharacter

noncharacter

(nɒnˈkærɪktə)
n
someone who is not a character
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404(b)(2) allows introduction of "other acts" for a series of noncharacter propensity reasons, for example to show "motive" or "intent.
I prefer to remain Kate and Gerry anonymous, in the background, a noncharacter in the case.
In fact this is one of many points in the novel at which most readers probably forget the complexities of narrative transmission, and read the passage either as the description of a scene at which he has been present by the teacher of languages, or as if narrated by a noncharacter narrator.
2) I have learned a lot from participating in these debates, but I have recently come to think that our focus on these issues in our respective laboratories of narrative theory has prevented us from paying sufficient attention to the diversity of unreliable narration existing in the wild, that is, in the almost countless number of character narrations in the history of narrative (and indeed, in some noncharacter narrations).
2) Until recently, it seemed that counsel were able to take advantage of MRE 404(b) by simply performing a talismanic chant involving any one of the noncharacter purposes provided under the rule.
Assuming a sample rate of 10% for character goods, a 10/1 sales ratio of noncharacter to character merchandise would bring the royalty for the overall business to 5.
Reportedly the noncharacter "actual" Stecyk is said to be operating out of an art studio paid for by Columbia that he's sharing with Erik Reighardt and Kip Sawyer out in the old Howard Hughes Spruce Goose airplane factory near Playa Vista.
Yet this absence of character does not mean failure on the novelist's part; rather, it is a successful way to establish a noncharacter, which is certainly not the customary aim of most writers.
The great critic quoted here, Jan Kott, envisioned "Harlequin" as a consummate impersonator, a shape shifter, an antiauthoritarian fool, and implicitly a noncharacter.
We are working closely with Disney to develop character sunglasses as well as a line of noncharacter sunglasses called Disney Kid," says Sterling Crim, the supplier's vice president of marketing.
Murphy's more general grudge against character retributivism may be interpreted as against a noncharacter flavor of retributive justice.
Noncharacter children's clothing is a $7 billion-a-year market.