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meme

 (mēm)
n.
A unit of cultural information, such as a cultural practice or idea, that is transmitted verbally or by repeated action from one mind to another.

[Shortening (modeled on gene) of mimeme, from Greek mimēma, something imitated, from mimeisthai, to imitate; see mimesis.]

meme

(miːm)
n
(Psychology) an idea or element of social behaviour passed on through generations in a culture, esp by imitation
[C20: possibly from mimic, on the model of gene]

meme

(mim)
n.
a cultural item that is transmitted by repetition in a manner analogous to the biological transmission of genes.
[1976; <Greek mīmeîsthai to imitate, copy; coined by R. Dawkins, British biologist]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.meme - a cultural unit (an idea or value or pattern of behavior) that is passed from one person to another by non-genetic means (as by imitation)meme - a cultural unit (an idea or value or pattern of behavior) that is passed from one person to another by non-genetic means (as by imitation); "memes are the cultural counterpart of genes"
acculturation, culture - all the knowledge and values shared by a society
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
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References in classic literature ?
"Cette armee russe que l'or de l'Angleterre a transportee des extremites de l'univers, nous allons lui faire eprouver le meme sort- (le sort de l'armee d'Ulm)."* He remembered these words in Bonaparte's address to his army at the beginning of the campaign, and they awoke in him astonishment at the genius of his hero, a feeling of wounded pride, and a hope of glory.
'Il faut que je l'essaie!' cried she, 'et e l'instant meme!' and she rushed out of the room.
Pour ce qui est des recettes touristiques, elles ont evolue de plus de 44,2%, jusqu'a la date du 10 aout courant, en comparaison avec la meme periode de l'annee ecoulee, pour atteindre 3,16 Milliards de dinars.
Selon les chiffres avances par les services concernes, 15.949 individus dont 80 etrangers ont ete impliques dans des affaires liees a la drogue, en baisse de 12,12%, selon le meme bilan qui fait etat de 443 personnes en fuite.
"AS AVENTURAS DE PAULO FREIRE CONTRA O MEME EGOISTA: A LUTA DE CLASSES NAS REDES SOCIAIS" os autores Aristoteles de Paula Berino, Marcelia Amorin Cardoso, Vanessa Rodrigues de Souza e Livia Herdade discutem como Paulo Freire e o seu legado sao expressos atraves dos memes publicados em redes sociais na internet.
But family of the lawyer has disputed the claims that Meme was a robbery suspect.
In short, this is a dress that could become a meme.
But when asked if the meme could affect her chances in the upcoming May 2019 midterm elections, Binay said she said unsure but assured she does not consider such memes as "bad publicity."
The burial of KDF soldier James Meme and his sons Joseph Kithinji (11) and Vincent Muchui (7) at Kiegoi in Igembe South, Meru County, December 12, 2018.
Another meme of a resting President, this time using a neck pillow, was shared by the netizen, Ogeeh Agustin.
As the NPC meme is becoming more popular now, more progressives came to the front in response to the NPC creators.