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noun [countable/uncountable]     misconception pronunciation in British English
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  1. a wrong belief or opinion as a result of not understanding something

    The question is open to misconception.

    a common/popular misconception (=one that many people have)

    misconception that:

    the misconception that men prefer slim women

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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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