fictitious person

noun

Legal Definition of fictitious person

: a supposed but in fact nonexistent person referred to in some legal documents or proceedings also : fictitious payee

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“Fictitious person.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/fictitious%20person. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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