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Definition of Stereotype

Stereotype

  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.
  2. The art or process of making such plates, or of executing work by means of them.
  3. To prepare for printing in stereotype; to make the stereotype plates of; as, to stereotype the Bible.
  4. Fig.: To make firm or permanent; to fix.

Stereotype Quotations

Stereotypes lose their power when the world is found to be more complex than the stereotype would suggest. When we learn that individuals do not fit the group stereotype, then it begins to fall apart.
Ed Koch

There's no reason to stereotype yourself. Doing math is like going to the gym - it's a workout for your brain and it makes you smarter.
Danica McKellar

Nobody expects a footballer to have any kind of an IQ, which is a bit of an unfair stereotype.
Frank Lampard

Everyone is their own kind of lesbian. To think there's a certain way to dress or present yourself in the world is just one more stereotype we have to fit into.
Portia de Rossi

For whatever reason, I didn't succumb to the stereotype that science wasn't for girls. I got encouragement from my parents. I never ran into a teacher or a counselor who told me that science was for boys. A lot of my friends did.
Sally Ride
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Stereotype Translations

stereotype in German is stereotyp
stereotype in Spanish is estereotipo

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