new wave Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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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

new wave noun (PEOPLE)

[S, + sing/pl verb] people who are doing ​activities in a new and different way: the new ​wave ofwineproducers
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