conception

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/kənˈsɛpʃən/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/kənˈsɛpʃən/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kən sepshən)


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conception

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [animal, human] conception
  2. at the time of your conception
  3. the conception of their [daughter, son]
  4. the conception of the [planet, star, galaxy, universe]
  5. the conception of [photography, robotics, the internet]
  6. the conception of their [plan, scheme]
  7. has been [beset, plagued, hampered, doomed] since its conception
  8. from conception to [completion, maturity, adulthood, death, delivery]
  9. the [painter's, artist's] conception of
  10. is the conception of a [genius, think tank, brainstorming session, prolific inventor]
  11. the conception of the [plan, tactics, strategy, program]
  12. suffered from poor conception
  13. a good plan but poor conception
  14. had no conception of the [idea, forces, danger. threat, consequences]
  15. had (absolutely) no conception of the [potential, possible, likely] [danger, ramifications]
  16. has no conception of [value, price, margins, professionalism]
  17. has [odd, bizarre, solid, sound] conceptions about life
n as adj
  1. conception [methods, techniques, treatment]
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