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preconceive (verb), preconceives; preconceived; preconceiving
1. To form an opinion about something before seeing evidence or based on a previously held idea.
2. To form a previous notion or idea before possessing full or adequate knowledge or experience about it.
3. Etymology: from Latin concipere; from pre, "before" + capere, "to take".
This entry is located in the following units: cap-, cip-, capt-, cept-, ceive, -ceipt, -ceit, -cipient (page 10) pre-, prae- (page 5)