avant-garde - Dictionary definition and meaning for word avant-garde
Sounds like SEVENTH GRADE (AVANT-GARDE)..... Seventh grade students are very innovative
The US pronunciation is something like "A one guard" .You always want something of A one (A 1) grade. Now you can remember this.
avant-garde,seems like vasant(spring) garden .Time when new vegetation pops up.
the word avant sounds like advance, and moreover the word garde sounds like grade(upgrade),so somethg which is upgraded is done by a grp of innovative people(through Research and devpt)