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noun [countable/uncountable]     misconception pronunciation in American English
/ˌmɪskənˈsepʃ(ə)n/
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pluralmisconceptions
  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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