preconception

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

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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