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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwannabewan‧na‧be /ˈwɒnəbi $ ˈwɑː-/ noun [countable]  informalWANT someone who tries to look or behave like someone famous or like a particular type of successful person, because they want to be like them – usually used to show disapprovalwould-be a load of Michael Schumacher wannabes trying to show what they can do on the track wannabe pop stars
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wannabeThe other nine wannabes will be offered parts in soaps such as Holby City and Casualty.Kohler is a 17-year-old rapper wannabe from Montana.See, all three wannabe rockers were, like, 11 years old.
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