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wannabe

noun [C]    /ˈwɑn·ə·bi, ˈwʌn·ə-, ˈwɔ·nə-/ infml
a person who wants to be like someone else, esp. someone famous, or who wants to be thought of as famous: She’s a pop singer wannabe.
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