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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of conflate.

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Examples

  • The title conflates several emblematic gay rom-coms.

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  • The popular fury against ‘banksters’, which conflates hostility to the established financial complex with hostility to the profession of banking as such, bothers me for similar reasons- it’s about “how dare your loyalties be ‘impersonal’, or outside our community”- the term conflates that which is economic without being civic with the criminal.

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  • Like, during a debate, when he again conflates Iraqi insurgents with Al-Qaeda.

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  • Inland Empire is interchangably terrifying, maddening, shockingly hilarious and perversely exciting, and that's just to those who end up disliking it. "initial impressions for the L Magazine:" [C] alling it inscrutable is incomplete - that label conflates narrative and thematic cohesion.

    GreenCine Daily

  • "intellectual property" matter, since that term conflates copyright and trademark law, legally two very different beasts.

    New World Notes

  • Blanket use of the word cyberattack conflates different kinds of crime with different means and motives.

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  • Mark Asch follows up on his initial impressions for the L Magazine: [C] alling it inscrutable is incomplete - that label conflates narrative and thematic cohesion.

    GreenCine Daily: Inland Empire.

  • Islamofascism - a term that conflates the religion of 1.5 billion people with a political doctrine so odious that its very name is synonymous with absolute evil.

  • But she obviously kind of conflates it into one big mess in terms of skewing the coverage.

    CNN Transcript Nov 16, 2008

  • Even though the study conflates several different reform initiatives, it still only shows a "small effect" according to Dan McCaffrey, a statistician at the Rand Corporation.

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