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English definition of “art nouveau”

art nouveau

noun [U] uk   /ˌɑːt.nuːˈvəʊ/ us    /ˌɑːrt.nuːˈvoʊ/
a style of art and decoration that uses curling lines and plant and flower shapesArt history and artistic movements
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