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

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Recent Examples on the Web But as the country’s once-homogenous first division has rapidly grown more diverse, Chivas’ Mexican-players-only rule now hangs around the club’s neck like an anachronistic albatross. Kevin Baxter, Los Angeles Times, 6 Oct. 2021 However, cashierless shopping isn't one homogenous concept. Jason Cottrell, Forbes, 4 Oct. 2021 Mathematics as an academic field is notoriously homogenous—mostly White or Asian and male—and though mathematicians are not seen as the epitome of masculinity, the culture is macho and aggressive. Jessica Nordell, The Atlantic, 25 Sep. 2021 Now, as the CEO of the sensor-analytics startup Kloudspot, Diaz is trying to find ways to improve Latinx representation in the homogenous tech industry. Jonathan Vanian, Fortune, 24 Sep. 2021 According to a new analysis from Silicon Valley entrepreneurs’ favorite think tank, the Economic Innovation Group, income from existing wealth is in the hands of a relatively small group and concentrated in disturbingly homogenous communities. Philip Elliott, Time, 20 Aug. 2021 The movements toward creating an anti-racist society will require reflection, commitment, and cooperation from the most powerful—and often-times homogenous—industries, including finance. Quartz Staff, Quartz, 22 Sep. 2021 Resident Jessica Robertson worries that Allston could turn out like parts of Cambridge, with lab and office construction far outpacing new housing and gradually making the neighborhood more homogenous, more bland, and more costly. BostonGlobe.com, 4 Sep. 2021 Whisk to incorporate and make homogenous and finish with the chives at the very last moment. Jeremy Repanich, Robb Report, 2 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of homogenous

1636, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for homogenous

see homogeneous

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“Homogenous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/homogenous. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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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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