Meaning of CONCEPTUAL in English


/ kənˈseptʃuəl; NAmE / adjective

( formal ) related to or based on ideas :

a conceptual framework within which children's needs are assessed

a conceptual model

►  con·cep·tu·al·ly adverb :

conceptually similar / distinct



mid 17th cent.: from medieval Latin conceptualis , from Latin concept- conceived, from the verb concipere , from com- together + capere take.

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.