—adj.im-pûr'su-nit, -nāt"), [key]
—v., -at•ed, -at•ing,
1. to assume the character or appearance of; pretend to be: He was arrested for impersonating a police officer.
2. to mimic the voice, mannerisms, etc., of (a person) in order to entertain.
3. to act or play the part of; personate.
4. Archaic.to represent in personal or bodily form; personify; typify.
embodied in a person; invested with personality.
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