stereotype


stereotype
01. Television often reinforces a [stereotype] of black men as being involved in gangs, and other criminal activity.
02. My dad was the [stereotypical] American father of his generation; he worked a lot, and hardly spent any time with his children.
03. Until you really get to know someone from another culture, it is common to believe [stereotypes] of the people from the country.
04. The [stereotypes] of different ethnic groups as portrayed in the media can often promote racism and discrimination in society.
05. The traditional [stereotype] of a gay man is someone with an effeminate voice and manner.
06. Many people in the Italian community felt insulted by the [stereotypical] depiction of Italians as members of the Mafia.
07. Parents complained to the school that the book their children were reading in class was too [stereotypical] in its description of boys' and girls' roles, with the male characters being strong and adventurous, and the female characters being very shy and timid.
08. Paul has a [stereotypically] male world view that most women find somewhat annoying.
09. [Stereotypes] are formed when people make generalizations about people they don't really know.
10. It is important to remember that there is no [stereotype] of "the good language learner," and instead, there are many different learning styles.
11. Naomi Wolf once suggested that Western women have been controlled by ideals and [stereotypes] as much as by material constraints.
12. The likelihood of the occurrence of prejudice and discriminatory behavior is increased by [stereotypes].
13. Repeated exposure to individuals in a [stereotyped] group has been shown to result in a reduction in prejudice.
14. People often [stereotype] other cultures or races simply because they do not know the people personally.
15. The [stereotype] of a Canadian is a person who cuts down trees, and plays hockey.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • Stereotype — Stéréotype Pour les articles homonymes, voir stéréotype (homonymie). Un stéréotype, se rapportant à un sujet, désigne : en imprimerie et en graphisme, une « copie » ou un « cliché » de ce sujet, un « type en… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Stéréotypé — Stéréotype Pour les articles homonymes, voir stéréotype (homonymie). Un stéréotype, se rapportant à un sujet, désigne : en imprimerie et en graphisme, une « copie » ou un « cliché » de ce sujet, un « type en… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • stéréotype — [ stereɔtip ] n. m. • 1954; adj. 1796 imprim.; de stéréo et type 1 ♦ Opinion toute faite, réduisant les singularités. ⇒ cliché, 1. lieu (commun). « Qui n a appris à l école sur la Gaule et les Gaulois quelques formules fameuses, quelques… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • stéréotypé — stéréotype [ stereɔtip ] n. m. • 1954; adj. 1796 imprim.; de stéréo et type 1 ♦ Opinion toute faite, réduisant les singularités. ⇒ cliché, 1. lieu (commun). « Qui n a appris à l école sur la Gaule et les Gaulois quelques formules fameuses,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Stereotype — Ste re*o*type, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stereotyped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stereotyping}.] [Cf. F. st[ e]r[ e]otyper.] 1. To prepare for printing in stereotype; to make the stereotype plates of; as, to stereotype the Bible. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.: To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stereotype — Ste re*o*type, n. [Stereo + type: cf. F. st[ e]r[ e]otype.] 1. A plate forming an exact faximile of a page of type or of an engraving, used in printing books, etc.; specifically, a plate with type metal face, used for printing. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stereotype — [ster′ē ə tīp΄, stir′ē ə tīp΄] n. [Fr adj. stéréotype: see STEREO & TYPE] 1. a one piece printing plate cast in type metal from a mold (matrix) taken of a printing surface, as a page of set type 2. STEREOTYPY 3. an unvarying form or pattern;… …   English World dictionary

  • stereotype — 1798, method of printing from a plate, from Fr. stéréotype (adj.) printing by means of a solid plate of type, from Gk. stereos solid (see STERILE (Cf. sterile)) + Fr. type type. Noun meaning a stereotype plate is from 1817. Meaning image… …   Etymology dictionary

  • stéréotypé — stéréotypé, ée (sté ré o ti pé, pée) part. passé de stéréotyper. Un Virgile stéréotypé …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • stereotype — [n] idea held as standard, example average, boilerplate*, convention, custom, fashion, formula, institution, mold, pattern, received idea; concept 686 Ant. difference stereotype [v] categorize as being example, standard catalogue, conventionalize …   New thesaurus

  • stereotype — ► NOUN 1) a preconceived and over simplified idea of the characteristics which typify a person or thing. 2) a relief printing plate cast in a mould made from composed type or an original plate. ► VERB ▪ view or represent as a stereotype.… …   English terms dictionary