Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A way of life or living of a person or group.

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  • noun A style of living that reflects the attitudes and values of a person or group
  • noun marketing the totality of the likes and dislikes of a particular section of the market, especially when expressed in terms of the products and services that they would buy; a marketing strategy based on the self-image of such a group

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a manner of living that reflects the person's values and attitudes

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Examples

  • The term "lifestyle disorder" had to be invented to describe hypertension.

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  • To determine if a certain lifestyle is good or bad would require some kind of shared moral standard.

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  • To agree whether a certain lifestyle is good or bad would require some kind of shared moral standard.

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  • It states differences in lifestyle is not significantly worse, except for Population crowding.

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  • But the economic and political environment that structures and constrains those choices — and tends to favor centralized, regimented, official forms of employment not only through cultural prejudice but also through government-enforced subsidy and monopoly — deserves much more critical scrutiny than the term lifestyle conveys.

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  • But the economic and political environment that structures and constrains those choices — and tends to favor centralized, regimented, official forms of employment not only through cultural prejudice but also through government-enforced subsidy and monopoly — deserves much more critical scrutiny than the term lifestyle conveys.

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  • 9. Although the term lifestyle center is said to have been coined by a Memphis-based developer, Poag & McEwen, in the late 1980s, lifestyle centers did not become popular until the following decade.

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  • 9. Although the term lifestyle center is said to have been coined by a Memphis-based developer, Poag & McEwen, in the late 1980s, lifestyle centers did not become popular until the following decade.

    Makeshift Metropolis

  • 9. Although the term lifestyle center is said to have been coined by a Memphis-based developer, Poag & McEwen, in the late 1980s, lifestyle centers did not become popular until the following decade.

    Makeshift Metropolis

  • It's interesting that on the show you used the word "lifestyle" to describe being gay.

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