Meaning of CONCEPTION in English

CONCEPTION

transcription, транскрипция: [ kənsepʃ(ə)n ]

( conceptions)

1.

A conception of something is an idea that you have of it in your mind.

My conception of a garden was based on gardens I had visited in England...

I see him as someone with not the slightest conception of teamwork.

= notion

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2.

Conception is the process in which the egg in a woman is fertilized and she becomes pregnant.

Six weeks after conception your baby is the size of your little fingernail...

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