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conception

noun  /kənˈsep·ʃən/ us  

conception noun (IDEA)

[C/U] an idea or a particular way you understand or think about something, or a basic understanding of a situation or principle: [U] Most children have no conception of time.

conception noun (BABY)

[U] the process in which a baby starts to form in the uterus from the coming together of a sperm and an egg
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