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  • nounidea held as standard, example
  • verbcategorize as being example, standard

synonyms for stereotype

  • pattern
  • average
  • boilerplate
  • convention
  • custom
  • fashion
  • formula
  • institution
  • mold
  • received idea
See also synonyms for: stereotyped / stereotypes / stereotyping
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antonyms for stereotype

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  • difference
  • differentiate
  • confuse
  • disorganize
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How to use stereotype in a sentence

Unlike the Tibetans or Muslim Uyghurs of its far west, China’s ethnic Mongol population has long been seen as pacified, content, and well-assimilated, fulfilling the stereotype of a “model minority” in a country bubbling with ethnic tensions.
CHINA’S INSATIABLE APPETITE FOR CONTROL IS FORCING EVEN ITS “MODEL MINORITY” TO REBELISABELLA STEGERSEPTEMBER 4, 2020QUARTZ
It is imperative that we continue to battle the stereotypes and prejudices that prevent too many of us from making our best and highest contribution to our Republic.
MELINDA GATES, AI-JEN POO, AND 9 MORE WOMEN ON WHAT THE 19TH AMENDMENT’S 100TH ANNIVERSARY MEANS TO THEMEHINCHLIFFEAUGUST 18, 2020FORTUNE
Some workers were more likely to worry about stereotypes than others, whether because of their own innate fears or the actual prevalence of these attitudes in their work environments.
PREGNANCY STEREOTYPES CAN PUT WOMEN IN PHYSICAL DANGER AT WORK, STUDY FINDSEHINCHLIFFEJULY 16, 2020FORTUNE
Science News has a long history covering race in America, including research on stereotypes and stigma, racial bias in research funding, and how the lack of diverse representation in clinical trials risks lives.
SCIENCE NEWS WILL OBSERVE #SHUTDOWNSTEM ON JUNE 10NANCY SHUTEJUNE 10, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Many of these biases arise out of stereotypes — simplified beliefs that may not be true.
LET’S LEARN ABOUT BIASBETHANY BROOKSHIREJUNE 3, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
When this occurs, we tend to group this community of people into a particular social class and establish prejudice, mobilizing a slew of negative stereotypes, that may even affect their ability to be hired and employed.
IS IT THE WAY I TALK? HIRING DISCRIMINATION BASED ON AN ACCENT IS ILLEGAL.TRUTHBETOLDJANUARY 25, 2020TRUTHBETOLD.NEWS
To look back, and to stereotype one bygone humour—what a hopeless thing!
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
The new edition, being printed from entirely new stereotype plates, is a great improvement upon former editions.
ROLLO IN HOLLANDJACOB ABBOTT
A new edition, brought down to the Present Time, and printed from entirely new stereotype plates.
ROLLO IN HOLLANDJACOB ABBOTT
This formed the matrix into which the molten metal was poured to make the stereotype plate, or die, for printing.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
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WORDS RELATED TO STEREOTYPE

  • banality
  • cliche
  • cliché
  • commonplace
  • compound
  • saw
  • sedative
  • stereotype
  • trite
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