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Noun
A widely held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea of a particular type of person or thing
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“An inconspicuous, soft-spoken man, Bruckheimer contradicts the stereotype of the high-powered Hollywood executive.”
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A widely held formula or mold for conceptualizing or expressing something
“Participants were instructed to avoid using the stereotype of Americans in writing their stories.”
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An expression that has been used too often to be interesting or thoughtful
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An ideal example of someone or something
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Ideal examples of someone or something
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The most perfect or typical example of a quality or class
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A prescribed order for performing a ritual ceremony, especially one characteristic of a particular religion or Church
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To view or represent someone or something in a conventional, formulaic and oversimplified manner
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“He was careful, however, to warn against lace or embroidery or anything that might stereotype him as a fop.”
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To make uninteresting or trite by frequent use
“Political leaders regularly stereotype them and reduce them to one-word fashionable cultural issues.”
Verb
To make a duplicate or exact copy of
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