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concept

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈkɒnsept/
MARKETING an idea for a new product or a way to sell a product: The finished product was very different from the original concept.
an idea, theory, etc. about a particular subject: This course will acquaint you with the basic concepts of management Product differentiation is an important concept in marketing. →  See also business entity concept , consistency concept , high-concept , the marketing concept , product concept , the production concept , sales concept , selling concept
Translations of “concept”
in Korean 개념…
in Arabic مَفهوم…
in French concept…
in Turkish fikir, kavram, anlayış…
in Italian concetto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 原則, 概念, 觀念…
in Russian понятие, идея…
in Polish pojęcie, koncepcja…
in Spanish concepto…
in Portuguese conceito…
in German der Begriff…
in Catalan concepte…
in Japanese 概念…
in Chinese (Simplified) 原则, 概念, 观念…
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