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English definition of “manqué”


adjective     /mɒŋˈkeɪ/ formal
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
(Definition of manqué adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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