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Avant-garde (pronounced /ɑvɑ̃ gɑʁd/) in French means "front guard", "advance guard", or "vanguard".[1] The term is commonly used in French, English, and German for people or works that are experimental or innovative, particularly in the areas of art, culture, and politics.

Avant-garde represents a going against what is accepted as the norm, especially in culture.

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  1. "Avant-garde definitions". Dictionary.com. Lexico Publishing Group, LLC. http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=avant-garde. Retrieved 2007-03-14.