Personation

  • 1 Personation — (rather than im personation) is a term used in politics for the specific kind of voter fraud where an individual votes in an election, whilst pretending to be a different elector.Many jurisdictions allow electors to nominate an individual to vote …

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  • 2 Personation — Per son*a tion, n. The act of personating, or conterfeiting the person or character of another. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 personation — index caricature, copy Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4 personation — noun see personate …

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  • 5 personation — See personate1. * * * …

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  • 6 personation — noun The act of voting in an election by impersonating someone else …

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  • 7 personation — Synonyms and related words: acting, aping, buffoonery, business, characterization, dumb show, embodiment, enacting, enactment, gag, ham, hammy acting, hoke, hokum, imitation, impersonation, incarnation, masquerade, mimesis, mimicking, mimicry,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 8 personation — per·son·a·tion || ‚pÉœrsÉ™ neɪʃn /‚pɜː n. playing of a role; imitation, impersonation, mimicry …

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  • 9 personation — n. Representation, acting, simulation …

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  • 10 personation — n 1. role, part, portrayal, performance, representation, characterization, interpretation, reading; delineation, sketching, rendering; acting, playacting, playing, performing, taking a role or part, Inf. doing a turn or bit; (all of a role)… …

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  • 11 personation — per·son·a·tion …

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  • 12 personation — Assuming the identity of another. See impersonation …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 13 personation — noun 1. acting the part of a character on stage; dramatically representing the character by speech and action and gesture • Syn: ↑portrayal, ↑characterization, ↑enactment • Derivationally related forms: ↑personate, ↑enact (for: ↑ …

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  • 14 false personation — The crime of falsely assuming the identity of another to gain a benefit or avoid an expense. Dictionary from West s Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005. false personation The crime of falsely assuming …

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  • 15 False personation — False False, a. [Compar. {Falser}; superl. {Falsest}.] [L. falsus, p. p. of fallere to deceive; cf. OF. faus, fals, F. faux, and AS. fals fraud. See {Fail}, {Fall}.] 1. Uttering falsehood; unveracious; given to deceit; dishnest; as, a false… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 16 false personation — See false impersonation …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 17 false personation — See false impersonation …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 18 false personation — See impersonation …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 19 English criminal law — The Old Bailey, a Crown Court centre, is situated on the site of the former bailey of the London wall English criminal law refers to the body of law in the jurisdiction of England and Wales which deals with crimes and their consequences. Criminal …

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  • 20 Corrupt practices — United Kingdom This article is part of the series: Politics and government of the United Kingdom …

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