Meaning of CONCEPTION in English

CONCEPTION

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

ancient

The reference here to distrust of the judiciary once again accentuates Dicey's adoption of the ancient conception of the rule of law.

There are basic differences between the ancient and modern conceptions .

We might refer to these as the ancient and modern conceptions .

broad

In the Management Matrix model there is an even broader conception of the range of decisions calling for specialization and delegation.

clear

The grouping demonstrates Henry's clerks' clear conception of the administrative geography of the county.

A principle of inquiry can not be something that may keep us from recognizing a clear and settled conception .

We do have a clear and settled conception of standard effects.

different

If we are to point to government growth, then different conceptions of the term might lead to different measures of growth.

The principles of justice adopted in the original position are neutral between different conceptions of the good.

But it has a radically different conception of the forces that empower achievers.

But this misses the real distinction between diametrically opposed beliefs based on entirely different conceptions of the satisfaction of human needs.

A different conception of collective bargaining in terms both of its character and role is applicable in socialist countries with centrally-planned economies.

Situating herself within the Anglo-Saxon analytic tradition, she looks at different conceptions of philosophy, its content and methods.

We have seen then two very different conceptions of poverty, that of subsistence and of deprivation.

These divergent courses of development embodied different conceptions of politics and of political institutions.

immaculate

The following day, the feast of the immaculate conception , there was a closing ceremony in St Peter's Square.

Some see in it the girdle ot hymen and the promise of the immaculate conception of a Messiah.

modern

There are basic differences between the ancient and modern conceptions .

We might refer to these as the ancient and modern conceptions .

new

It is along this line that one must trace the thread of the new conception of the world.

But in this new conception of death people found a new conception of life, prized anew for its own intrinsic worth.

It is also clear that traditional syntheses between science and faith were badly shaken by new conceptions of nature.

But in this new conception of death people found a new conception of life, prized anew for its own intrinsic worth.

Accordingly, he formulated a new conception of drama to suit his own inclinations.

Galileo rendered his new conceptions meaningful and increasingly more precise by means of illustrations and thought experiments.

original

Their original conception involved a great railway station in one of the most important sites in the capital.

The original conception of review is indeed that set out above.

A good arrangement should sound as though it were an original conception , and not an arrangement at all.

But the simplicity of Blake and Mouton's original conception has probably been the main reason for its success.

particular

The particular conception sees both processes as necessary features of a social representation.

But it does mean that the particular conceptions of science held by its pioneers were often informed by theological and metaphysical beliefs.

Both theories are exercises in analytical moral philosophy which aspire to provide rational principles to support particular conceptions of just social arrangements.

Definitions are useful only in so far as they encapsulate a particular conception or theory of the phenomena one wishes to study.

popular

This, and many similar references, suggests that this remains the popular conception of an internal market.

There is much residual truth in these popular conceptions and we shall find them useful, subject to some refinement.

Does the press narrow popular conceptions of rape and make it more difficult for raped women to obtain justice?

traditional

At the level of legal reasoning these developments can not be accommodated within the traditional contractual conception of the company.

Here, it scarcely needs stating, we have in mind a traditional , negative conception of liberty.

This process of reclaiming, revaluing and sometimes challenging traditional conceptions is extremely complex.

The first and traditional conception of the company might be labelled the fiction/concession theory.

■ VERB

based

Physical education is highly valued and forms part of a fully integrated educational programme based on a unitary conception of man.

The difference is that the first is based on a spatial conception and the second on a temporal one.

It had magnificent vaults based on the conceptions of Imperial Rome and was one of the great abbeys of its age.

These methods, however, seemed to be largely based on positivist conceptions of social science.

But this misses the real distinction between diametrically opposed beliefs based on entirely different conceptions of the satisfaction of human needs.

Kant and Rousseau based their conceptions of freedom on this ideal of self-legislation.

form

This is one of the photographs which helped to form the earliest conceptions of the medium.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Rheinhold argues that life does not begin at conception .

Straczynski is responsible not only for the conception of the show, but for most of its scripts.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

A constructivist would deny the existence of anything that corresponds to this conception of a phenomenal screen.

An enactment which threatened the essential elements of any plausible conception of democratic government would lie beyond those boundaries.

And, indeed, his theory is firmly rooted in his conception of equilibrium.

For in fact, Co-operation does not fit comfortably into the Webbs' conception of Socialism.

If we adopt the more expansive conception of democracy which has been used throughout this book, the case is even stronger.

In rabbinic canon law, the rabbi explained, human life does not simply begin at conception .

Since its conception , two of the airlines that used the old airport as a hub have disappeared.

We can take as one starting point Tocqueville's conception of democracy, which I have already briefly sketched in the Introduction.

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