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be in the mainstream (of something)

To be widely accepted and/or normalized. Lots of ideas that are currently in the mainstream weren't at one time. I mean, not that long ago, women and minorities in this country weren't allowed to vote. That hairstyle definitely isn't in the mainstream of fashion, yikes.
See also: mainstream

get in(to) the mainstream (of something)

To become widely accepted and/or normalized. Lots of ideas that have gotten into the mainstream weren't accepted at one time. I mean, not that long ago, women and minorities in this country weren't allowed to vote. I hope that hairstyle never gets into the mainstream of fashion, yikes.
See also: get, mainstream

in the mainstream (of something)

Widely accepted and/or normalized. Lots of ideas currently in the mainstream weren't at one time. I mean, not that long ago, women and minorities in this country weren't allowed to vote. That hairstyle definitely isn't in the mainstream of fashion, yikes.
See also: mainstream

mainstream media

Well-established media outlets, such as newspapers and TV stations, that reach a mass audience, considered collectively. The term is especially used to contrast it with other forms of media that one considers more truthful and/or less biased. Often abbreviated as "MSM." It seems that people are becoming increasingly distrustful of the mainstream media.
See also: mainstream, media
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*in the mainstream (of something)

following the current trends or styles that are popular or are considered normal. (*Typically: be ~; get [into] ~.) Bob is too old-fashioned to be in the mainstream of modern living.
See also: mainstream
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In such a scenario, it would be expected of other parties to also up the ante by using political violence as a means of keeping the mainstreamed parties' political advance at bay.The other argument against mainstreaming is a moral one primarily being that organisations and the people who run them are responsible for thousands of deaths and thus should not be allowed to operate freely without first a legal reckoning for their crimes.
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"The President emailed you to take the urgent Mainstream Media Accountability Survey," the message (https://twitter.com/GalloVOA/status/832678560632434688) reportedly  read.
Asked about some few people holding the belief that having a preference for mainstream fare is indicative of bad taste, Rivera said: 'Eh hiyang-hiya naman ako sa ginagawa namin!
Psychologists Timothy Daughtry and Gary Casselman have created a practical manual on how the far left took control of our country and how mainstream Americans can take it back.
We are excited about the opportunity and have no doubt we'll experience great success as a result of their guidance, expertise, rich history, and vast reach within our industry," said Steven Brown, Mainstream IP Owner.
Since the introduction of higher transfer fees and mortgage caps at the end of last year, annual residential price growth has been slowing in both the prime and mainstream segments.
WMS dump their failures into the mainstream system, depressing their figures.
Following the finalisation of the deal, which was unveiled in August and was subject to clearance by Mainstream's shareholders, Marubeni becomes the largest institutional investor in the Irish firm.
Tokyo, Aug 5, 2013 - (JCN) - Marubeni has agreed with Mainstream Renewable Power to an investment of euro 100 million, which at approximately 25% will make Marubeni the second largest shareholder in Mainstream.