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 (stĕr′ē-ə-tīp′, stîr′-)
1. A conventional, formulaic, and oversimplified conception, opinion, or image.
2. One that is regarded as embodying or conforming to a set image or type.
3. Printing A metal printing plate cast from a matrix molded from a raised printing surface, such as type.
tr.v. ster·e·o·typed, ster·e·o·typ·ing, ster·e·o·types
1. To make a stereotype of.
2. To characterize by a stereotype: "Elderly Americans are the neglected sector of the fashion industry, stereotyped by blue hair and polyester pantsuits" (American Demographics).
3. To give a fixed, unvarying form to.
4. To print from a stereotype.

[French stéréotype, stereotype printing : stéréo-, solid (from Greek stereo-; see stereo-) + type, printing type (from Old French, symbol, from Late Latin typus; see type).]

ster′e·o·typ′er n.
ster′e·o·typ′ic (-tĭp′ĭk), ster′e·o·typ′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
ster′e·o·typ′i·cal·ly adv.
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Later, when the papers were printed across the road in the new building in Park Street, I worked as a stereotyper and it was from that building and thanks to the Western Mail's racing editor Brian Radford that I was given the job of reporting on the Welsh point-to-point scene for the paper.
Leonard came from a family steeped in printing, for his father, a stereotyper, and his uncles and aunts were all employed by the reputable local printing works of Richard Clay.
He has an indirect connection with journalism - he worked for the Western Mail and Echo for 28 years as a stereotyper (someone who prepared metal plates for printing).
Tam, perhaps once the victim of an Asian-food-stink stereotype, should be ashamed for lowering herself to the level of anti-white stereotyper.
Slike sosialpsykologiske perspektiver erkjenner at negative stereotyper er barrierer for a fa til et effektivt tverrprofesjonelt samarbeid [15].
En undersegelse af dagbladenes brug af stereotyper om de seldre gennem 50 ar', in Nordicom Information 2006:1.
On semble avoir ainsi, meme dans notre modernite individualiste, une tendance a stereotyper un << vestiaire >> limite de personnalites disponibles.
Malheureusement, il s'accompagne d'un mouvement inverse: la langue parlee tend a se stereotyper.
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A la difference de la plupart des etudes, je me concentre dans une troisieme section sur les effets potentiellement dangereux de stereotyper Regent Park comme un espace ostracise.
C'est pourquoi il faut traduire, commenter, publier, imprimer, reimprimer, clicher, stereotyper, distribuer, crier, expliquer, reciter, repandre, donner a tous, donner a bon marche, donner au prix de revient, donner pour rien, tous les potes, tous les philosophes, tous les penseurs, tous les producteurs de grandeur d'ame.