preconceive


pre·con·ceive

verb \ˌprē-kən-ˈsēv\

Definition of PRECONCEIVE

transitive verb
:  to form (as an opinion) prior to actual knowledge or experience <preconceived notions>

First Known Use of PRECONCEIVE

1558

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