how to pronounce impersonate


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the above transcription of impersonate is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

impersonate is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of impersonate in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… I can't impersonate him he said my …”

meanings of impersonate


  1. To pretend to be (a different person); to assume the identity of.
  2. To manifest in corporeal form; to personify.
  3. To operate with the permissions of a different user account.

impersonate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word impersonate occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics impersonate can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that impersonate can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to impersonate


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