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preconception

noun [C]
 
 
/ˌpriːkənˈsepʃən/
what you believe before you know the facts of a situation: People have so many preconceptions about unmarried mothers.Guesses and assumptionsOpinions, beliefs and points of viewNot showing careful thought
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