manque

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See also: manqué

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French manqué

Pronunciation[edit]

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Particularly: "UK"
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Particularly: "US"

Adjective[edit]

manque (not comparable)

  1. (postpositive) unable to fully realise one's ambitions; would-be
    an artist manque

Usage notes[edit]

  • In most usage this word retains the grammar of French. It often appears in italics in English printed text, indicating that it should follow correct French spelling, inflection (plural, gender), as well as being positioned after the noun modified. See manqué.

Asturian[edit]

Verb[edit]

manque

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of mancar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of mancar

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

manque m (plural manques)

  1. lack

Verb[edit]

manque

  1. first-person singular present indicative of manquer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of manquer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of manquer
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of manquer
  5. second-person singular imperative of manquer

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