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noun new wave pronunciation in British English
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singularnew wave
pluralnew waves
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  1. 1
    [countable] a group of people or things that have recently arrived somewhere or have recently become involved in something
  2. 2
    [singular/uncountable] art, theatre a form of art, music, theatre etc that uses new styles and ideas
    1. a.
      [uncountable] music a type of music that developed in the early 1980s from punk, combining popular styles with the use of electronic synthesizers
    2. b.
      [singular/uncountable] cinema a style of films made in France in the 1960s

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