Meaning of CONCEPTION in English

CONCEPTION

noun

1 idea/understanding

ADJECTIVE

▪ clear , distinct

We now have a clearer ~ of the problem.

▪ broad , general

▪ narrow

▪ modern , new

▪ alternative , different

▪ traditional

▪ popular

▪ initial , original

▪ classical , liberal

liberal ~s of the role of the state

▪ Christian , Jewish , etc.

VERB + CONCEPTION

▪ have

▪ develop

Saussure began developing his ~ of linguistics in 1916.

▪ challenge , change

The Internet challenges traditional ~s of copyright.

PREPOSITION

▪ in ~

His work is strikingly fresh in ~.

PHRASES

▪ have no ~ of sth

You have no ~ of what her life is like.

2 becoming/making sb pregnant

ADJECTIVE

▪ immaculate

VERB + CONCEPTION

▪ prevent

CONCEPTION + NOUN

▪ probability , rate

PREPOSITION

▪ at ~

Sex identity is fixed at ~.

PHRASES

▪ the moment of ~

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