impersonation


impersonation
im·per·so·na·tion /im-ˌpər-sə-'nā-shən/ n: the act or an instance of impersonating another; also: the crime of impersonation

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

impersonation
index artifice, part (role), role, sham

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


impersonation
The crime of pretending to be another individual in order to deceive others and gain some advantage.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


impersonation
The crime of pretending to be another individual in order to deceive others and gain some advantage.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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  • Impersonation — Im*per son*a tion, Impersonification Im per*son i*fi*ca tion, n. The act of impersonating; personification; investment with personality; representation in a personal form. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • impersonation — (n.) 1800, personification; 1825 as an acting of a part or character; noun of action from IMPERSONATE (Cf. impersonate) (v.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • impersonation — UK [ɪmˌpɜː(r)s(ə)nˈeɪʃ(ə)n] / US [ɪmˌpɜrs(ə)nˈeɪʃ(ə)n] noun Word forms impersonation : singular impersonation plural impersonations 1) [countable/uncountable] the act of impersonating someone in order to make people laugh Bill does a great… …   English dictionary

  • impersonation — n. to do an impersonation * * * [ɪmˌpɜːsə neɪʃ(ə)n] to do an impersonation …   Combinatory dictionary

  • impersonation — im|per|son|a|tion [ ım,pɜrsn eıʃn ] noun 1. ) count or uncount the act of impersonating someone in order to make people laugh: Bill does a great impersonation of the President. 2. ) uncount the act of pretending to be someone else in order to… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • impersonation — False impersonation is representing oneself to be a public officer or employee or a person licensed to practice or engage in any profession or vocation for which a license is required by state law with knowledge that such representation is false …   Black's law dictionary

  • impersonation — False impersonation is representing oneself to be a public officer or employee or a person licensed to practice or engage in any profession or vocation for which a license is required by state law with knowledge that such representation is false …   Black's law dictionary

  • impersonation — impersonate ► VERB ▪ pretend to be (another person) for entertainment or fraud. DERIVATIVES impersonation noun impersonator noun. ORIGIN from IN (Cf. ↑in ) + Latin persona person …   English terms dictionary

  • impersonation — noun see impersonate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • impersonation — See impersonate. * * * …   Universalium


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