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concept (KAHN sept" (s) (noun), concepts (pl)
1. Something that a person has thought up, or which anyone might be able to imagine: George had a new concept about how to set up a more efficient computer program for his customer.
2. A broad abstract idea or a guiding general principle: The anthropologist had concepts that determined how people or cultures behave and how human events are perceived regarding how primitive societies have evolved.
3. The most basic understanding of something: Geraldine's medical doctor had a concept that explained why she was feeling so bad and what could be done to cure her condition.
4. Etymology: from Latin concep-, stem of concipere, "to take in".
Thoughts or opinions that result in one's mind.
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A presumption, opinion, or thought that someone has in his or her mind. (1)