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One that initiates or popularizes a trend: a trendsetter in popular music.

trend′set′ting adj.
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Adj.1.trendsetting - initiating or popularizing a trendtrendsetting - initiating or popularizing a trend  
fashionable, stylish - being or in accordance with current social fashions; "fashionable clothing"; "the fashionable side of town"; "a fashionable cafe"


[ˈtrendsetɪŋ] ADJque impone la moda
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