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[ stˈɛɹɪˌə͡ʊta͡ɪp], [ stˈɛɹɪˌə‍ʊta‍ɪp], [ s_t_ˈɛ_ɹ_ɪ__ˌəʊ_t_aɪ_p]

Related words: stereotypes of people, stereotypes and assumptions, stereotypes in society, what are stereotypes, is there a list of stereotypes

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There are a number of stereotypes that people use to identify and classify others. These are the generalizations that we make about groups of people without actually getting to know them. There are many negative consequences to holding onto these stereotypes, both for the individuals within a group and for the groups themselves.

One of the most harmful stereotypes is the notion that all women are emotional and prone to being irrational. This stereotype has been shown to contribute to violence against women and harassment, as well as chauvinism and discrimination. Similarly, the stereotype that all black people are criminal is also harmful.

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