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noun conception pronunciation in British English /kənˈsepʃ(ə)n/
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  1. 1
    [countable] a belief about what something is like
    conception of:

    His conception of the world is a very strange one.

  2. 2
    [singular] the time when someone creates a new idea or thing

    She was with the band from its conception.



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