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  1. avant-guard(n.)

    Same as avant-garde, n..

  2. Origin: [F. avant before + E. guard, F. avant-garde. See Avaunt.]


  1. avant-guard(Noun)

    The vanguard or advanced body of an army.

  2. avant-guard(Noun)

    New and (usually) experimental; as, avant-guard music or film.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Avant-guard(noun)

    the van or advanced body of an army. See Vanguard

  2. Origin: [F. avant before + E. guard, F. avant-garde. See Avaunt.]

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