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noun [countable] concept pronunciation in American English /ˈkɑnˌsept/
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  1. an idea of something that exists
    Some students failed to grasp even the simplest mathematical concepts.
    concept of: It’s important that children learn to understand the concept of sharing.
    basic/key concepts: The first year introduces the basic concepts of management.
    1. a.
      an idea for something new
      a new concept in fast food
      The company launched its discount airline concept in 1989.



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a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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