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alter ego

[′ȯl·tər ′ē‚gō]
(psychology)
A close friend who represents a second self to an individual.
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Student Fiona Wharmby, 19, said: "The work is in response to a project on the theme of Alter Egos.
I said to the guys, 'Hey, how about disguising ourselves and getting an alter ego, because we're The Beatles and we're fed up'," the Daily Express quoted Macca, as saying.
Welton Becket's] alter egos, successors and/or assigns, and that a hearing, and attendant disclosure, is needed in order to determine the relevant relationships and, ultimately, the proper parties to the arbitration.
There is this concept of being alter egos of the President.
None of which will really matter if people don't buy Maguire - a sensitive young actor whom no one previously thought of in superheroic terms - as both of the wall-crawler's complicated alter egos.
The Webber case involves numerous other issues -- including whether the borrower and its affiliates were alter egos, whether California's purchase money anti-deficiency rules applied to deprive the junior lender of an unsecured claim as a sold-out junior, and whether the junior lienholder had actual damages -- however, these issues are beyond the scope of this update.
Two of today's hottest young actresses, Mira Sorvino, left, and Ashley Judd, star as alter egos of the screen's most enduring icon
Figgis tracks their separate, nearly intersecting paths but also implies that they are just alter egos of the same person (although one of the alter egos sleeps with women).
Attributional nexus refers to a state's imposing its taxing jurisdiction on a corporation that has no direct nexus with the state solely because the corporation has an agency, alter ego, or unitary relationship([single dagger]) with a corporation (or other business or individual) that does have direct nexus with the state.