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- n. The act of typifying
- n. Something which typifies or serves as a type
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of typifying, or representing by a figure.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act or state of typifying.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of representing by a type or symbol; the action of typifying
- n. a representational or typifying form or model
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These book-characters with their simplistically clear ethnic/social categories are being objectified through the simplistic typification of their experience.
But blindly following the party line from a single glossy magazine that chooses a fellow in a top-hat and monocle as the typification of the New Yorker reader?
And your typification of Rossi is just plain false.
Your typification of my demand for a return to the economic principles that founded free enterprise as "religious" is nothing less that a scurrilous insult.
Instead, we're left with the subtle typification of anyone interested in serving their country in a military career is mentally unbalanced, essentially attracted by the prospect of violence and killing.
It suborns the individual member of the minority to the minority-as-a-whole which denies diversity within the group and furthers the de-individualisation of those members, their typification as not me or you, he or she, but us or them, as not this person or that but as a homogenous group -- Gays, Blacks, Women, etc..
Moreover, cognitive theories of typification and language learning support the hierarchy models only for terms which are in principle applicable, but not for ones which are actually applied.
But since I started working or the Royals I've suddenly become very plummy and southern - the typification of the Queen's English, if you like!
At one time a very influential conceptual tool emanating from a section of the anti-apartheid movement was the typification of the South African social formation as colonialism of a special type.
The manner in which they go about these acts reveals a certain stereo-typification that comes only with experience and long practice.