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English definition of “conceptualize”

conceptualize

verb [I/T] /kənˈsep·tʃu·əˌlɑɪz/
to form an idea or theory in your mind: [T] How do Americans conceptualize the global climate system?
conceptualization
noun [C/U] /kənˌsep·tʃu·ə·ləˈzeɪ·ʃən/
Doctors must have a broad conceptualization of end-of-life care and the legal issues that support it.
(Definition of conceptualize from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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