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cookie-cutter

adjective uk   /ˈkʊk.iˌkʌt.ər/ us    /-kʌt̬ɚ/ US disapproving
similar to other things of the same type, especially in a way that shows little imagination: a row of cookie-cutter houses
Translations of “cookie-cutter”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指缺乏想像力)千篇一律的,俗套的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指缺乏想象力)千篇一律的,俗套的…
(Definition of cookie-cutter adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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