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English definition of “idea”

idea

noun [C] (BELIEF)    /aɪˈdɪə/
B1 a belief or opinion : We have very different ideas about disciplining children . [+ that] Leach puts forward the idea that it is impossible to spoil a child . I'm not married - where did you get that idea (= what made you believe that)?Opinions, beliefs and points of viewIdeas, concepts and theories
(Definition of idea noun (BELIEF) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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