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So avant-garde musicians naturally line up with the dissidents. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It charts how a politically avant-garde movement turned into a commercial style that still influences designers today. Times, Sunday Times (2007)For the audience it began as an exercise in avant-garde arts and crafts. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But what is new about young designers experimenting with avant-garde shapes? Times, Sunday Times (2008)They were an irrelevance to the thrusting, spitting avant-garde artist. Times, Sunday Times (2007)An exploration of work of the Polish avant-garde performance artist. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He relished the plays performed in the city's two avant-garde theatres. Times, Sunday Times (2014)In this sense, avant-garde sound art is already filtering into our lives unnoticed. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Fashion designs spanning 15 years of experimental projects by the avant-garde designer. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You have to make another new, avant-garde thing. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is experimental without being avant-garde - but can this be right? The Times Literary Supplement (2014)I wanted to do accessible music, not avant-garde pieces. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'avant-garde'
British English: avant-garde ADJECTIVE
Avant-garde art, music, theatre, and literature is very modern and experimental.
...avant-garde concert music.
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