French translation of 'would-be'
Example Sentences Including 'would-be'
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What would-be writer of nineteen would not have been?ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON (2005)
His mother was a nurse and his father a salesman and would-be entrepreneur.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
It is a career path frequently followed by would-be entrepreneurs.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Would-be investors have been told that industrial relations between mail bosses and union leaders have become'very collaborative'.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
But surveys have found that one in four would-be adopters are turned away at their first inquiry.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
For the majority of would-be writers that pain will be for no financial gain.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
He identifies three potential risks for would-be investors.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The vast number of would-be entrepreneurs fail, and fail many times.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The would-be suicide is indeed given succour, but his saviour is not all that he seems.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Would-be investors are being warned to check application cut-off times as they can vary depending on whether you apply by post or online.The Sun (2013)
If there was one thing all would-be footballers wanted to do it was play in the final at Wembley.The Sun (2015)
Flight attendants secured the would-be bomber to a seat and cut away what remained of his clothes to see what else he might have been concealing.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Highlights of the series in which would-be entrepreneurs are challenged to come up with the best business ideas.The Sun (2006)
So how did the would-be thief know her victim's name?Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Surveys have found that one in four would-be adopters are turned away at the point of their first inquiry.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Taking advantage of the knowledge he has built up, he is offering an advice service to other would-be investors.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Trends of 'would-be'
Extremely Common. would-be is one of the 1000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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'would-be' in Other Languages
British English: would-be ADJECTIVE
You can use would-be to describe someone who wants or attempts to do a particular thing.
...a book that provides encouragement for would-be writers who cannot get their novel into print.
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Translation of would-be from the Collins English to French Dictionary