preconception

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noun pre·con·cep·tion \-kən-ˈsep-shən\

Definition of preconception

  1. 1 :  a preconceived idea

  2. 2 :  prejudice

Examples of preconception in a sentence

  1. I came to the lecture without any preconceptions.

  2. tried to go into the training sessions without any preconceptions

1625

First Known Use of preconception

1625


PRECONCEPTION Defined for English Language Learners

preconception

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noun pre·con·cep·tion \-kən-ˈsep-shən\

Definition of preconception for English Language Learners

  • : an idea or opinion that someone has before learning about or experiencing something directly


Medical Dictionary

preconception

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adjective pre·con·cep·tion \-kən-ˈsep-shən\

Medical Definition of preconception

  1. :  occurring prior to conception preconception genetic counseling



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