Definition of 'stereotype'
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I laughed at the stereotype and she looked up, at the same time placing a card and pen on the table in front of her. THE MANANA MAN (2002)
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British English: stereotype /ˈstɛrɪəˌtaɪp; ˈstɪər-/ NOUN
A stereotype is a fixed general image or set of characteristics representing a particular type of person or thing, but which may not be true in reality.
It's important to challenge these stereotypes.
- American English: stereotype
- Arabic: شَكْلٌ نَـمَطِّيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: estereótipo
- Chinese: 成见
- Croatian: stereotip
- Czech: stereotyp
- Danish: stereotyp
- Dutch: stereotype
- European Spanish: estereotipo
- Finnish: stereotyyppi
- French: stéréotype
- German: Klischeevorstellung
- Greek: στερεότυπο
- Italian: stereotipo
- Japanese: ステレオタイプ
- Korean: 고정관념
- Norwegian: stereotyp
- Polish: stereotyp
- European Portuguese: estereótipo
- Romanian: stereotip
- Russian: стереотип
- Spanish: estereotipo
- Swedish: stereotyp
- Thai: ลักษณะที่ตายตัวไม่มีการเปลี่ยนแปลง
- Turkish: basmakalıp
- Ukrainian: стереотип
- Vietnamese: khuôn mẫu
British English: stereotype VERB
If someone is stereotyped as something, people form a fixed general idea or image of them, so that it is assumed that they will behave in a particular way.
He was stereotyped by some as a rebel.
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