neo·​plas·​ti·​cism | \ ˌnē-ə-ˈpla-stə-ˌsi-zəm How to pronounce neoplasticism (audio) \

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neoplasticist \ ˌnē-​ə-​ˈpla-​stə-​sist How to pronounce neoplasticist (audio) \ noun

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Recent Examples on the Web The design takes its cue from neoplasticism, an artistic approach championed by Dutch modernist Piet Mondrian that favors simple colors and abstract form. Ming Liu, CNN, "Meet the Asian jewelers shaping modern jewelry design," 28 May 2017

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First Known Use of neoplasticism

1933, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for neoplasticism

borrowed from French néo-plasticisme, from néo- neo- + plastique plastic entry 2 + -isme -ism (as translation of Dutch Nieuwe Beelding)

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“Neoplasticism.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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