homogenous

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

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These candidates, who had largely never before considered running, aimed to disrupt the narrow approach to political issues historically perpetuated by white, male candidates, and to change the homogenous face of politics. Julie Zeilinger, Marie Claire, "The Women Who Ran...and Lost," 24 Oct. 2018 These shoppers are motivated by a sense of environmentalism and a desire to stand out from the homogenous fast-fashion crowd. Eliza Brooke, Vox, "Michael Cohen’s plea deal revealed he made $30,000 from selling a handbag. The Birkin economy, explained.," 22 Aug. 2018 As a result, the assumption is that any woman who chooses to get married is part of a homogenous clump of straight, white people, presumably with piles of disposable income. Kaye Toal, SELF, "I'm Fat and I'm Not Going to Lose Weight for My Wedding," 1 Mar. 2019 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

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First Known Use of homogenous

1636, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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homogenous

adjective
ho·​mog·​e·​nous | \ -nəs How to pronounce homogenous (audio) \

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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