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pretendernoun [C]

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: The rebel forces are led by the pretender to the throne (= the person who wants to replace the present king or queen).
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Translations of “pretender”
in Chinese (Simplified) 妄想者,觊觎者…
in Chinese (Traditional) 妄想者,覬覦者…
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