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English definition of “manqué”


adjective uk   /mɒŋˈkeɪ/ formal us  
an artist, poet, writer, etc. manqué someone who has not had the opportunity to do a particular job, despite having the ability to do itOpportunity Freedom to actSkill, talent and abilityWork, working and the workplaceWorking hours and periods of work
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