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noun [countable]     preconception pronunciation in British English
/ˌpriːkənˈsepʃ(ə)n/
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pluralpreconceptions
  1. an opinion about something that you form before you have a lot of information about it or experience of it

    Before meeting with a client, you must try to erase any preconceptions you may have about them.

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