noun Date: circa 1846 1. one who studies and predicts the future especially on the basis of current trends 2. one who advocates or practices futurism • futurist adjective

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  • futurist — FUTURÍST, Ă, futurişti, ste, adj., s.m. şi f. 1. adj. Care aparţine futurismului, privitor la futurism. 2. s.m. şi f. Adept al futurismului. – Din fr. futuriste, it. futurista. Trimis de ana zecheru, 13.09.2007. Sursa …   Dicționar Român

  • futurist — ► NOUN 1) (Futurist) an adherent of Futurism. 2) a person who studies the future and makes predictions about it. ► ADJECTIVE 1) (Futurist) relating to Futurism or the Futurists. 2) relating to a vision of the future …   English terms dictionary

  • Futurist — Fu tur*ist, n. 1. One whose chief interests are in what is to come; one who anxiously, eagerly, or confidently looks forward to the future; an expectant. [1913 Webster] 2. (Theol.) One who believes or maintains that the fulfillment of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • futurist — UK US /ˈfjuːtʃərɪst/ noun [C] (also futurologist) ► someone who studies social, political, and technical developments to understand what may happen in the future: »Futurists see a time when shares of international corporations will be traded 24… …   Financial and business terms

  • futùrist — m (futùristkinja, futùristica ž) onaj koji stvara u duhu futurizma …   Veliki rječnik hrvatskoga jezika

  • futurist — futùrist m DEFINICIJA onaj koji stvara u duhu futurizma ETIMOLOGIJA vidi futur …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • futurist — [fyo͞o′chər ist] n. 1. an adherent of futurism 2. a person engaged in futurological speculation adj. of futurists or futurism …   English World dictionary

  • Futurist — Futurists, or futurologists, are those who speculate about the future. Definition The Oxford English Dictionary traces earliest English usage of the term futurist to 1842, referring to Christian scriptural futurists. The next usage occurs with… …   Wikipedia

  • Futurist — Der Futurismus war eine aus Italien stammende avantgardistische Kunstbewegung, die aufgrund des breitgefächerten Spektrums den Anspruch erhob, eine neue Kultur zu begründen. Der Einfluss des Futurismus geht wesentlich auf seinen Gründer Filippo… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • futurist — noun 1》 (Futurist) an adherent of Futurism. 2》 a person who makes predictions about the future based on current trends. 3》 Theology a person who believes that eschatological prophecies are still to be fulfilled. adjective 1》 (Futurist) relating… …   English new terms dictionary

  • futurist — UK [ˈfjuːtʃərɪst] / US [ˈfjutʃərɪst] noun [countable] Word forms futurist : singular futurist plural futurists 1) someone who studies the future and says what they think life will be like 2) art, literature a writer or artist who was part of the… …   English dictionary

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