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brave new world

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  1. a new period in history resulting from major changes in society, especially technological; a future world or society experiencing positive and negative effects from major changes.
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Brave New World

noun
  1. a novel (1932) by Aldous Huxley.
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Brave New World

(1932) A novel by Aldous Huxley that depicts the potential horrors of life in the twenty-fifth century. The title comes from a line in the play The Tempest, by William Shakespeare.

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