Translation of "pretender" - English-Spanish dictionary

pretender

noun uk /prɪˈten.dər/ us /prɪˈten.dɚ/

a person who states they have a right to the high position that someone else has, although other people disagree with this

pretendiente
The rebel forces are led by the pretender to the throne (= the person who wants to replace the present king or queen).

(Translation of “pretender” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)