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Definition of preconception noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    preconception

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˌprikənˈsɛpʃn//
     
    [countable, usually plural, uncountable]
     
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  1. 1an idea or opinion that is formed before you have enough information or experience synonym assumption
  2. 2 a book that will challenge your preconceptions about rural life compare misconception
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: preconception