Definition of “preconception” - English Dictionary

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

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preconceptionnoun [ C ]

us /ˌpri·kənˈsep·ʃən/

an idea or opinion formed before enough information is available to form it correctly:

Many people still have preconceptions about how Native Americans live.

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