ho·​mog·​e·​nous | \ hō-ˈmä-jə-nəs How to pronounce homogenous (audio) , hə- How to pronounce homogenous (audio) \

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The African-American model is a homogenous experience. Mike Ward And Kevin Diaz, San Antonio Express-News, "Democrats again holding out hope that Latino voters will make a difference," 14 Jan. 2018 There is no homogenous global community whose norms can be reflected in the decisions of a single body deciding contentious issues. Casey Newton, The Verge, "How Kevin Hart tweeted himself out of a job hosting the Oscars," 8 Dec. 2018 Now, of course, other people thank Jesus, but that joke was directed at that audience for being homogenous, liberal and basically agnostic. Fox News, "Kavanaugh accused: Where does the burden of proof lie?," 19 Sep. 2018 Poland has become a beacon for groups who see the country as an ethnically homogenous holdout against the immigration visited on its Western neighbors. Drew Hinshaw, WSJ, "Far-Right Groups Join Massive March Marking Polish Independence," 11 Nov. 2018 In the increasingly homogenous world of glass backs and notches, the Mate 20s still manage to stand out, mostly due to the attention Huawei has paid to a design element that’s usually overlooked: the arrangement of the camera. Michael Simon, PCWorld, "Huawei Mate 20 Mate 20 Pro hands on: Enter the Matrix with the do-it-all Android phones," 16 Oct. 2018 In its approach to policy, however, the Fed is rather homogenous. Greg Ip, WSJ, "The Fed Isn’t the Supreme Court. Thank Goodness," 27 Sep. 2018 The idea of redrafting borders to make Balkan countries more ethnically homogenous is unpopular among many European governments. Drew Hinshaw, WSJ, "U.S., Germany at Odds Over Serbia-Kosovo Land Swap," 31 Aug. 2018 The bill also includes a particularly problematic clause enabling the creation of homogenous communities based on religion and nationality. Ruth Eglash, Washington Post, "Jewish or democratic? Israel debates its founding principles.," 12 July 2018

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First Known Use of homogenous

1636, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Medical Definition of homogenous

1 : homoplastic sense 2 the value of preserved homogenous bone grafts as compared with autogenous graftsPlastic & Reconstructive Surgery

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