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mainstream

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmainstreammain‧stream1 /ˈmeɪnstriːm/ ●○○ noun   the mainstream
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mainstreamYou know e-mail has gone mainstream when Uncle Sam is developing an electronic postmark to time and date stamp e-mail.
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mainstreammainstream2 adjective [only before noun]  SEaccepted by or involving most people in a society Deaf children can often be included in mainstream education. the mainstream political parties
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mainstreamMost disabled students are integrated into the mainstream educational system.After starting out as a romance novelist, she decided to try writing mainstream fiction.But we know a good deal about the performance of the mainstream media.The mainstream political parties are losing support to smaller, more radical organizations.
mainstreammainstream3 verb [transitive]  American English to include a child with physical or mental problems in an ordinary classmainstreaming noun [uncountable]→ See Verb table
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mainstreamIf the teacher does not personally judge, label, reject, or pass upon individuals, then mainstreaming can work.The alert library media specialist will have recognized at once that mainstreaming is, after all, a kind of integration.
From Longman Business Dictionarymainstreammain‧stream1 /ˈmeɪnstriːm/ noun1the mainstream of something the most usual way of doing something or thinking about somethingDepression-era laws have kept banks out of the mainstream of financial change.2the mainstream the people whose ideas about a subject are shared by most people and regarded as normalHe told readers he was trying to move the newspaper out of the opposition into the mainstream.mainstreammainstream2 adjective1relating to the most frequent or usual way of doing or thinking about somethingThe company has been selling interests that it considers to be outside its mainstream businesses.The shop now caters for the mainstream market.2suitable for normal people, rather than for a particular section of societyThey made the clothes less high-fashion and more mainstream.
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Verb table
mainstream
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theymainstream
he, she, itmainstreams
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theymainstreamed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave mainstreamed
he, she, ithas mainstreamed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad mainstreamed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill mainstream
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have mainstreamed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam mainstreaming
he, she, itis mainstreaming
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you, we, theyare mainstreaming
Past
I, he, she, itwas mainstreaming
you, we, theywere mainstreaming
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been mainstreaming
he, she, ithas been mainstreaming
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been mainstreaming
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be mainstreaming
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been mainstreaming
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