CET6 TEM4 IELTS GRE TOEFL
1、con- + cept- + -ion.
2、含义：take (seed) into the womb, become pregnant, take into the mind. => (a thing) conceived.
- conception (n.)
- early 14c., "act of conceiving," from Old French concepcion (Modern French conception) "conception, grasp, comprehension," from Latin conceptionem (nominative conceptio) "a comprehending, conception," noun of action from stem of concipere (see conceive). Originally in the womb sense (also with reference to Conception Day in the Church calendar); mental sense "process of forming concepts" is late 14c. Meaning "that which is conceived in the mind" is from 1520s; "general notion" is from 1785.
- 1. Conception occurs when a single sperm fuses with an egg.
- 2. The other fundamental consideration in the conception of a plan is function.
- 3. The plan was brilliant in its conception but failed because of lack of money.
- 4. Man is tempted to live up to woman's idealised conception of himself.
- 5. He's got a pretty strange conception of friendship.
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