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)
27 When dealing with federal agencies, Sergeant Jim Chee was always conscious of the "Navajo time" stereotype applied to the Dineh. THE WAILING WIND (2002)
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Translations for 'stereotype'
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.
Definition of stereotype from the Collins English Dictionary
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