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[fyoo-chuh-ris-tik] /ˌfyu tʃəˈrɪs tɪk/

of or relating to the :
a futuristic view of the world.
ahead of the times; advanced:
futuristic technology.
(sometimes initial capital letter) of or relating to :
the futuristic rejection of traditional forms.
denoting or relating to design, technology, etc, that is thought likely to be current or fashionable at some future time; ultramodern
of or relating to futurism

1915, “avant garde,” from futurism. Meaning “pertaining to the future” is from 1958, from future + -istic.


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