reconception

noun
re·​con·​cep·​tion | \ (ˌ)rē-kən-ˈsep-shən How to pronounce reconception (audio) \
plural reconceptions

Definition of reconception

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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“Reconception.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reconception. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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