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Meaning of “futuristic” in the English Dictionary

"futuristic" in British English

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futuristicadjective

uk   us   /ˌfjuː.tʃəˈrɪs.tɪk/
strange and very ​modern, or ​intended or ​seeming to come from some ​imaginedtime in the ​future: A futuristic ​car was on ​display at the ​auto show. Her ​latestnovel is a futuristic ​thriller, set some ​time in the late 21st ​century.
(Definition of futuristic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"futuristic" in American English

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futuristicadjective

 us   /ˌfju·tʃəˈrɪs·tɪk/
  • futuristic adjective (TIME)

relating to the ​future, or very ​modern or ​advanced: Her ​latestnovel is a futuristic ​thriller, set in the twenty-first ​century. The ​mall is ​noted for ​its futuristic, glass-steel-and-concrete ​construction.
(Definition of futuristic from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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