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Definition of Pretender


  1. One who lays claim, or asserts a title (to something); a claimant.
  2. The pretender (Eng. Hist.), the son or the grandson of James II., the heir of the royal family of Stuart, who laid claim to the throne of Great Britain, from which the house was excluded by law.
  3. One who pretends, simulates, or feigns.
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Pretender Translations

pretender in German is Thronbewerber
pretender in Spanish is impostor