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stereotype

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transitive verb ste·reo·type \ˈster-ē-ə-ˌtīp, ˈstir-\

Medical Definition of stereotype

ste·reo·typedste·reo·typ·ing

  1. 1:  to repeat without variation <stereotyped behavior>

  2. 2:  to develop a mental stereotype about




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stereotype

noun ste·reo·type

Medical Definition of stereotype

  1. :  something conforming to a fixed or general pattern; especially :  an often oversimplified or biased mental picture held to characterize the typical individual of a group

  2. ste·reo·typ·i·cal \ˌster-ē-ə-ˈtip-i-kəl\play also ste·reo·typ·ic \-ik\play adjective





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