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surrealismnoun [U]

uk   us   /səˈrɪə.lɪ.zəm/ specialized
a ​type of 20th-century ​art and ​literature in which ​unusual or ​impossible things are ​shownhappening
noun [C], adjective uk   us   /-lɪst/
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