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impostor

noun [C] (also imposter) uk   /ɪmˈpɒs.tər/  us   /-ˈpɑː.stɚ/
a person who pretends to be someone else in order to deceive others: He felt like an impostor among all those intelligent people, as if he had no right to be there.
Translations of “impostor”
in Vietnamese kẻ mạo danh…
in Spanish impostor…
in Thai คนที่ปลอมเป็นคนอื่น…
in Malaysian penyamar…
in French imposteur…
in German der/die Betrüger(in)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 冒名頂替者…
in Indonesian gadungan…
in Russian самозванец…
in Turkish sahtekâr kimse, şarlatan, dolandırıcı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 冒名顶替者…
in Polish oszust/ka…
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