manqué Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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uk   us   /mɒŋˈkeɪ/ formal
an artist, poet, writer, etc. manqué someone who has not had the ​opportunity to do a ​particularjob, ​despite having the ​ability to do it
(Definition of manqué from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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