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Definition of brutalism noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

brutalism

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈbrut̮lˌɪzəm//
 
[uncountable] (architecture) (sometimes disapproving)
 
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a style of architecture used especially in the 1950s and 60s that uses large concrete blocks, steel, etc., and is sometimes considered ugly and unpleasant
NAmE//ˈbrut̮l̩ɪst//
 
adjective, noun
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