Meaning of “preconceived” in the English Dictionary

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"preconceived" in British English

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preconceivedadjective

uk /ˌpriː.kənˈsiːvd/ us /ˌpriː.kənˈsiːvd/

(Definition of “preconceived” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"preconceived" in American English

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preconceivedadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˌpri·kənˈsivd/

(of an idea or opinion) formed too early, esp. without enough consideration or knowledge:

Since I’m new, I have no preconceived notions about how it should be done.

(Definition of “preconceived” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)