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new wavenoun

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  • new wave noun (FASHION)

[S or U] a ​fashion in something, such as ​art, ​music, ​cinema, or ​politics, that is ​intentionally different from ​traditionalideas in that ​subject or ​activity: Truffaut was an ​importantfilmdirector of the ​French New Wave. new-wave ​music
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