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futurism

noun [U] uk   /ˈfjuː.tʃər.ɪ.zəm/ us    /-tʃɚ-/
a new way of thinking in the arts that started in the 1920s and 1930s that tried to express through a range of art forms the characteristics and images of the modern age, such as machines, speed, movement, and power
futurist
adjective, noun [C] uk   /-ɪst/ us  
a futurist painter
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