/ 5sterIEtaIp; `stZrIE9taIp/ n [C]
image,idea, character, etc that has become fixed or standardizedin a conventional form without individuality (and is therefore perhaps false) 模式化的形象﹑ 思想﹑ 人物等; 老一套: He doesn't conform to the usual stereotype of the city businessman with a dark suit and rolled umbrella. 他不像典型的城市商人那样, 穿一身深色的套服﹑ 带一把收好的雨伞. * [attrib 作定语] a play full of stereotype characters 充斥着公式化人物的话剧.
printing-plate made from a mould of a set piece of movable printing type 铅版.
> stereotyped adj (often derog 常作贬义) (of images, ideas, characters, etc) fixed, unchanging or standardized; without individuality (指形象﹑ 思想﹑ 人物等)模式化的, 无个性的: stereotyped images of women in advertisements 广告中千篇一律的女性形象.
stereotyping n [U]: sexual stereotyping 性别的模式化.