concept - definition and synonyms

 
 
 
noun [countable] 

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/ˈkɒnsept/
singularconcept
pluralconcepts
  1. an idea of something that exists
    concept of:

    It’s important that children learn to understand the concept of sharing.

    basic/key concepts:

    The first year introduces the basic concepts of management.

    1. a.
      an idea for something new

      The company launched its discount airline concept in 1989.

      a new concept in fast food