conception ( conceptions plural )
1 n-var A conceptionof something is an idea that you have of it in your mind.
usu N of n
My conception of a garden was based on gardens I had visited in England..., I see him as someone with not the slightest conception of teamwork.
2 n-var Conception is the process in which the egg in a woman is fertilized and she becomes pregnant.
Six weeks after conception your baby is the size of your little fingernail...
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary
1 concept, design, idea, image, notion, plan
2 beginning, birth, formation, inception, initiation, invention, launching, origin, outset
3 appreciation, clue, comprehension, impression, inkling, perception, picture, understanding
4 fertilization, germination, impregnation, insemination
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