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1. A belief that the meaning of life and one's personal fulfillment lie in the future and not in the present or past.
2. An artistic movement originating in Italy around 1910 whose aim was to express the energetic, dynamic, and violent quality of contemporary life, especially as embodied in the motion and force of modern machinery.
3. Christianity A belief that biblical prophecies, especially those contained in the book of Revelation, will be literally fulfilled at some point in the future.
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fu•tur•ist(ˈfyu tʃər ɪst)
1. (sometimes cap.) a follower of futurism.
[1835–45; < Italian]
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|Noun||1.||futurist - a theologian who believes that the Scripture prophecies of the Apocalypse (the Book of Revelation) will be fulfilled in the future|
|2.||futurist - someone who predicts the future|
|Adj.||1.||futurist - of or relating to futurism; "futurist art"|
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1. (esp US) (= futurologist) → futurólogo/a m/f
2. (Art) → futurista mf
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
(= artist, writer) → futuriste mf
(mainly US) (= futurologist) → futurologue mf
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n → Futurist(in) m(f)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
futurist[ˈfjuːtʃərɪst] n → futurista m/f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995