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stereotype

 [ster´e-o-tīp″]
an exaggerated, generalized, oversimplified belief or image, often concerning a group, an individual, or a form of behavior.

stereotype

[stir′ē·ətīp]
Etymology: Gk, stereos + typos, mark
a generalization about a form of behavior, an individual, or a group.

stereotype

Neurology Stereotypy, see there Vox populi A preconceived and oversimplified idea of the characteristics which make up a person. See Sexual stereotype, Skid row stereotype.

stereotype,

n a generalization about a form of behavior, an individual, or a group.
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Treichels Blick auf Polen ist deshalb, auch wenn sein Bericht sich streckenweise so lesen liesse, keine neue Variante des Stereotyps ,,Polnische Wirtschaft", sondern beruht auf einer individuell besonderen und keineswegs nur Polen in dieser Art treffenden Sichtweise.
While he found the group to be "a very open, welcoming, accepting environment," he was uncomfortable with what he described as the stereotyp ing of gender roles.