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would-be

adjective [not gradable]  /ˈwʊdˌbi/ us  
wanting or trying to be: a would-be artist/politician
Translations of “would-be”
in Chinese (Traditional) 想要做…的, 試圖成為…的, 未來的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 想要做…的, 试图成为…的, 未来的…
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