What is another word for impersonate?

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[ ɪmpˈɜːsənˌe͡ɪt], [ ɪmpˈɜːsənˌe‍ɪt], [ ɪ_m_p_ˈɜː_s_ə_n_ˌeɪ_t]

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How to use "Impersonate" in context?

Impersonate is an Oxford English Dictionary word meaning to act the part of someone else, typically for the purpose of deception. In classic dramaturgy, impersonation is used as a theatrical device to construct and reveal the character of a person or role. In the theatrical context, it is often used to explore the boundaries between reality and illusion.

In the context of computer security, impersonation attacks are a type of attack against systems where the attacker attempts to gain access to resources or data that they would not ordinarily be allowed to access.

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