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English definition of “impersonate”

impersonate

verb [T]     /ɪmˈpɜːsəneɪt/
to copy the way someone looks and behaves in order to pretend to be them or to make people laugh: Impersonating a police officer is a serious offence.Copying and copiesForgery
impersonation     /ɪmˌpɜːsənˈeɪʃən/ noun [C, U] He did an impersonation of Barack Obama. impersonator noun [C] an Elvis impersonator
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