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Daemon
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pigeonhole

(verb) Treat or classify according to a mental stereotype.

Synonyms: stereotype, stamp

Usage: It would be incorrect to pigeonhole her as a children's author, since many adults also enjoy her books.
KSPavan
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pigeonhole
Definition: (verb) Treat or classify according to a mental stereotype.
Synonyms: stereotype, stamp
Usage: It would be incorrect to pigeonhole her as a children's author, since many adults also enjoy her books.
Emel Rapchan
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pigeonhole
- cubbyhole, compartment, niche, locker, cubicle
- stereotype, stamp, sort, separate

- All my thing fit on the pigeonhole in my desk. That is the minimalism of my life!
- Over almost all my youth I was pigeonholed as being dumb and shallow especially by people that I've never seen before.
thar
Posted: Tuesday, November 27, 2018 10:46:13 AM

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Not a cubicle!

But if you are wondering why, just think of a pigeon-cote or dovecote












or the more modern version







taurine
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The expert who knows how to classify mentally does not like her to be bothered.

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Cest moi Aussi
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Another word for demographics?
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