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art nouveau

view main entry for art nouveau noun [uncountable] art 

or Art Nouveau  /ˌɑrt nuˈvoʊ/ /ˌɑr nuˈvoʊ/

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… a teaching method in which groups of children learn independently using a computer linked to the internet

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a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …

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