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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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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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