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English definition of “modernism”

modernism

noun [U] uk   /ˈmɒd.ən.ɪ.zəm/ us    /ˈmɑː.dɚ.nɪ-/
modern thinking or methods: Modernism seeks to find new forms of expression and rejects traditional or accepted ideas.Philosophy specialized art, architecture, literature the ideas and methods of modern art, especially from the 1920s until nowArt history and artistic movementsArchitecture
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