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Meaning of AVANT-GARDE

Pronunciation:  u`vânt'gârd, uv`ântg'ârd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  artists or writers whose ideas are ahead of their time
  2. [adj]  radically new or original; "an avant-garde theater piece"
 

AVANT-GARDE is a 11 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: daring, original, van, vanguard
 
 See Also: art movement, artistic movement

 

 

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