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idea

noun     /aɪˈdɪə/
SUGGESTION [C]
A2 a suggestion or plan идея, мысль "Why don't we ask George?" "That's a good idea." [+ for + doing sth] Stevens explained his ideas for improving production. [+ to do sth] It was Kate's idea to hire a car.Ideas, concepts and theoriesPhilosophy
THOUGHT [U, no plural]
B2 an understanding, thought, or picture in your mind мысль, представление [+ of + doing sth] Clive soon got used to the idea of having children around the house again. [+ (that)] I don't want them to get the idea that we're not interested.Ideas, concepts and theoriesPhilosophy
have no idea
B1 to not know не иметь понятия Beth had no idea where he'd gone.Understanding and comprehending
OPINION [C]
B1 an opinion or belief взгляд, убеждение My husband and I have very different ideas about school discipline.PhilosophyOpinions, beliefs and points of view
AIM [no plural]
the aim or purpose of something намерение, замысел The idea is to give local people a chance to voice their opinions. →  See also not have the foggiest (idea) (foggy) Goals and purposes
(Definition of idea from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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