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conceptnoun [C]

uk   /ˈkɒn.sept/  us   /ˈkɑːn-/
B2 a principle or idea: The very concept of free speech is unknown to them. It is very difficult to define the concept of beauty. I failed to grasp the film's central concept. Kleenbrite is a whole new concept in toothpaste!not have any concept/have no concept of sth to not understand about something: I don't think you have any concept of the pain you have caused her.
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Translations of “concept”
in Arabic مَفهوم…
in Korean 개념…
in Malaysian konsep…
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 Vietnamese khái niệm…
in Spanish concepto…
in Portuguese conceito…
in Thai ความคิด…
in German der Begriff…
in Catalan concepte…
in Japanese 概念…
in Indonesian konsep…
in Chinese (Simplified) 原则, 概念, 观念…
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