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noun [C or U] uk   /ˈnəʊ.ʃən/  us   /ˈnoʊ-/
C1 a belief or idea: [+ that] The programme makers reject the notion that seeing violence on television has a harmful effect on children. I have only a vague notion of what she does for a living.
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notion noun [C or U] (FOR SEWING)

notions [plural] US (UK haberdashery) cloth, pins, thread, etc. used for sewing, or a shop or a department of a large shop that sells these
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