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conceptual

  

      adj  
1    relating to or concerned with concepts; abstract  
2    concerned with the definitions or relations of the concepts of some field of enquiry rather than with the facts  
  conceptually      adv  


conceptual art  
      n   art in which the idea behind a particular work, and the means of producing it, are more important than the finished work  
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n.
a very creative person; someone who is always able to come up with fresh ideas
[Bus.]
v.
perceive (an idea or situation) mentally
"I just realised how important is that trip for you."
adv.
extremely [with the idea of "abnormally"]
freakishly successful/large/lifelike
exp.
it occurred to me, I suddenly thought of it, I had an idea all of a sudden
E.g: I wondered all day long how to solve this problem and it suddenly hit me...I had to talk to Marry.
exp.
I have no idea; I don't have a clue
[Informal] E.g.: Why was she upset? - Beats me!
n.
process of creating ideas ; creation of ideas
exp.
share ideas based on a similar experience
[Fig.] E.g.: They were both going through a divorce, so they met to compare notes.
n.
the preferred terminology used among the management hierarchy of a business establishment in reference to native ideas and common interests related to their particular field.
syn.: slang, jargon
n.
innovation paradigm that assumes firms should use external ideas and/or external paths to market in their innovation process
[Tech.];[Bus.] word coined by Henry Chesbrough, who opposes this paradigm to the closed innovation one, where all the innovation process happens within the borders of the firm.
n.
means a different approach or a welcome change to something. Ex.: anna has lots of wonderful ideas and motivation - she is a breath of fresh air.
[Fig.]

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