In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- This notion of difference focuses on women as homogeneous; as though they all are alike, and different from men in the same way.
- More products are becoming homogeneous commodities for which uniformity of size, quality and taste is absolutely essential.
- This means that students within each school are relatively homogeneous in terms of academic ability, while the schools show wide variation in the academic ability of their first-year intake.
- The risk is not a society of beautiful but homogeneous mannequins.
- At the beginning of the experiments, seedlings were homogeneous in terms of length.
- The Kurds are more homogeneous than Iraqis as a whole, and yet even in the Kurdish areas, for about four years, there was essentially civil war.
- However, these results were based on a sample of university men who were fairly homogeneous in age, sexual experience, and frequency of intercourse.
- The sample used in the study was relatively small (compared to previous studies) and was made up of relatively homogeneous individuals making it difficult to generalize the results to the wider population.
- The study shows that property taxes are most regressive in municipalities where homeowner incomes vary widely but property values are relatively homogeneous.
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