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English definition of “pigeonhole”


verb [I or T]     /ˈpɪdʒənhəʊl/
disapproving to form a fixed and often unfair idea of what someone or something is like: They say reviewers are pigeonholing their studies and making unfair judgements about potentially useful research .be pigeonholed as sth We decided to drop the . com in our name because we didn't want to be pigeonholed as an internet company . I was pigeonholed early in my career .
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