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noun [singular] brave new world pronunciation in British English
 
  1. a society in which changes should have made peoples lives much better than before but in which peoples lives are really worse in many ways
    the brave new world of Internet banking
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From Brave New World, a novel by the British writer Aldous Huxley that describes a society in which science and technology have not improved people’s lives as expected. The expression was first used in Shakespeare’s play The Tempest.
 

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