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avant–garde

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avant–garde/ˌɑːˌvɑːntˈgɑɚd/
British/ˌævɒŋˈgɑːd/noun
pluralavant–gardes
avant–garde
/ˌɑːˌvɑːntˈgɑɚd/British/ˌævɒŋˈgɑːd/
noun
pluralavant–gardes
  
[count]
: a group of people who develop new and often very surprising ideas in art, literature, etc.— often used with the

— avant–garde

adjective,[more avant–garde; most avant–garde]

— avant–gardism

/ˌɑˌvɑntˈgɑɚdˌɪzəm/British/ˌævɒŋˈgɑdˌɪzəm/noun,[noncount]

— avant–gardist

/ˌɑːˌvɑːntˈgɑɚdɪst/British/ˌævɒŋˈgɑːdɪst/noun,pluralavant–gardists[count]
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