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- ‘Besides, in a world where consumerism and profit have melded into a homogeny of blandness, any uniqueness should be cherished.’
- ‘You can hear the eclecticism throughout the record, and though it's always refreshing to hear less homogeny in hip-hop, it has more of a scattered feel than was probably intentional.’
- ‘In isolation, the stifling homogeny of the album doesn't come across as strongly, and the crooning doesn't get as tiresome.’
- ‘In cultural memory, the dominant image of the 1950s in the United States tends to be one of homogeny and unchallenged white hegemony.’
- ‘My thing is, by the time this exportation has created a loose sort of worldwide cultural homogeny the original cultures themselves will have changed.’
- ‘The Lower East Side is no longer a bourgeoisie frontier but has become the destination for a customer seeking liberation from the confines of New York homogeny.’
- ‘For many, Nirvana was the last big band that mattered, a highly critical and credible force in an industry that thrives more and more on homogeny.’
- ‘England is different because there is more homogeny, although there are regional differences.’
dated Similarity due to common descent.
- ‘To counter these problems Spemann reintroduced Lankester's original distinction between homogeny and homoplasy.’
- ‘In Lankester's definition homogeny refers to those aspects of homology that can be traced directly to the common ancestor.’
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