stereotype

definition: 
widely held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea of a particular type of person or thing
sentence: 
A person in this stage also participates in transforming racial and cultural stereotypes, biases, attitudes, beliefs and behaviors. People just do not understand the issues, or have stereotyped views of how a lesbian or gay man behaves and use it as a basis to criticise their lifestyle.
difficulty: 
easy
toefl frequency: 
2
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