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modernist

adjective, noun [C] uk   /ˈmɒd.ən.ɪst/ us    /ˈmɑː.dɚ.nɪst/ specialized
relating to or a member of the modern art movement: Modernist architecture tries to conquer nature instead of working with it. The design of the new library has been acclaimed by Modernists.
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