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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 im·per·son·ate /ɪmˈpɝsṇˌet/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Im·per·son·ate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Impersonated p. pr. & vb. n. Impersonating.]
 1. To invest with personality; to endow with the form of a living being.
 2. To ascribe the qualities of a person to; to personify.
 3. To assume, or to represent, the person or character of; to personate; as, he impersonated Macbeth.
    Benedict impersonated his age.   --Milman.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: assume or act the character of; "She impersonates Madonna";
           "The actor portrays an elderly, lonely man" [syn: portray]
      2: represent another person with comic intentions
      3: pretend to be someone you are not; sometimes with fraudulent
         intentions; "She posed as the Czar's daughter" [syn: pose,