set/start a (new) trend

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Definition of set/start a (new) trend

: to do something that others are copying The director has set/started a (new) trend in moviemaking.

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“Set/start a (new) trend.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/set%2Fstart%20a%20%28new%29%20trend. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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