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

 per·son·i·fi·ca·tion /pɝˌsɑnəfəˈkeʃən/
 擬人,人格化,擬人法

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Per·son·i·fi·ca·tion n.
 1. The act of personifying; impersonation; embodiment.
 2. Rhet. A figure of speech in which an inanimate object or abstract idea is represented as animated, or endowed with personality; prosopopœia; as, the floods clap their hands. “Confusion heards his voice.”
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 personification
      n 1: a person who represents an abstract quality; "she is the
           personification of optimism"
      2: representing an abstract quality or idea as a person or
         creature [syn: prosopopoeia]
      3: the act of attributing human characteristics to abstract
         ideas etc. [syn: incarnation]