reconception

noun re·con·cep·tion \ (ˌ)rē-kən-ˈsep-shən \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of reconception

plural reconceptions
1 : the action of reconceiving something or the state of being reconceived
  • In January, Lina M. Khan, a fellow at Open Markets, published an article in The Yale Law Journal arguing for a complete reconception of antitrust laws to deal with the rise of Amazon.
  • —Farhad Manjoo
2 : something that has been reconceived
  • It also manages to be the best reconception of "Star Trek" in a year that also gave us "The Orville" and the actual prequel, "Star Trek: Discovery."
  • —James Poniewozik

First Known Use of reconception

1656

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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