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Definition of conceptualize verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  

conceptualize

 verb
(British English also -ise) verb
BrE BrE//kənˈseptʃuəlaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kənˈseptʃuəlaɪz//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they conceptualize
BrE BrE//kənˈseptʃuəlaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kənˈseptʃuəlaɪz//
 
he / she / it conceptualizes
BrE BrE//kənˈseptʃuəlaɪzɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kənˈseptʃuəlaɪzɪz//
 
past simple conceptualized
BrE BrE//kənˈseptʃuəlaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kənˈseptʃuəlaɪzd//
 
past participle conceptualized
BrE BrE//kənˈseptʃuəlaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kənˈseptʃuəlaɪzd//
 
-ing form conceptualizing
BrE BrE//kənˈseptʃuəlaɪzɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kənˈseptʃuəlaɪzɪŋ//
 
 
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conceptualize something (as something) (formal) to form an idea of something in your mind These people do not conceptualize hunting as a violent act. The ability to conceptualize is one of the most likely indicators of who will be a successful manager. Try to conceptualize thought processes as a series of circles.
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