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noun [countable/uncountable] misconception pronunciation in American English /ˌmɪskənˈsepʃ(ə)n/
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  1. a wrong belief or opinion as a result of not understanding something
    The question is open to misconception.
    misconception that: the misconception that men prefer slim women
    a common/popular misconception (=one that many people have)


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