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Vocabulary(5 marks)

what does the word "stereotype" mean in both chinese and english?

better to give some examples~~

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  • 1 十年前



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    n. (名詞 noun)



    vt. (及物動詞 transitive verb)




    鉛版,陳腔濫調,老套(vt.)使用鉛版,套用老套,使一成不變 Stereotype \Ste"re*o*type\, n. [Stereo- + -type: cf. F.


    1. A plate forming an exact faximile of a page of type or of

    an engraving, used in printing books, etc.; specifically,

    a plate with type-metal face, used for printing.

    Note: A stereotype, or stereotypr plate, is made by setting

    movable type as for ordinary printing; from these a

    cast is taken in plaster of Paris, paper pulp, or the

    like, and upon this cast melted type metal is poured,

    which, when hardened, makes a solid page or column,

    from which the impression is taken as from type.

    I hope this will help you

    2. The art or process of making such plates, or of executing

    work by means of them.

    {Stereotype block}, a block, usually of wood, to which a

    stereotype plate is attached while being used in printing.

    資料來源(3): Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]

    Stereotype \Ste"re*o*type\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stereotyped};

    p. pr. & vb. n. {Stereotyping}.] [Cf. F. st['e]r['e]otyper.]

    1. To prepare for printing in stereotype; to make the

    stereotype plates of; as, to stereotype the Bible.

    2. Fig.: To make firm or permanent; to fix.

    Powerful causes tending to stereotype and aggravate

    the poverty of old conditions. --Duke of

    Argyll (1887)


    n : a conventional or formulaic conception or image; "regional

    stereotypes have been part of America since its founding"

    v : treat or classify according to a mental stereotype; "I was

    stereotyped as a lazy Southern European" [syn: {pigeonhole},




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  • 1 十年前

    1.Meaning:process of printing from a printing-plate cast from a mould of a piece of

    printing set in movable type.


    e.g.Print by the use of stereotypes


    2.Meaning:fixed in form;used and repeated without change.


    e.g.stereotyped greetings


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  • 1 十年前

    It mean a fixed idea about a particular type of person or thing, which is often not true in reality固定的形象或模式

    e.g. : In advertisements, women are often stereotyped as housewives.

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