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concept meaning

EN[ˈkɒn.sɛpt]
WConcept
  • A concept is an abstraction or generalization from experience or the result of a transformation of existing concepts. In metaphysics, and especially ontology, a concept is a fundamental category of existence. Concepts as mental representations, where concepts are entities that exist in the brain,
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  • NounPLconceptsPREcon-
    1. abstract and general idea; an abstraction.
      1. understanding retained in the mind, from experience, reasoning and/or imagination; a generalization (generic, basic form), or abstraction (mental impression), of a particular set of instances or occurrences (specific, though different, recorded manifestations of the concept).
        1. The words conception, concept, notion, should be limited to the thought of what can not be represented in the imagination; as, the thought suggested by a general term.
      2. (programming)   In generic programming, a description of supported operations on a type, including their syntax and semantics.
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        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • Clearly, empathy is a Scriptural concept that Christians can put to work in becoming better leaders.
          • Supersymmetry is the concept that known particles – such as electrons, quarks and photons – have a heavier and as-yet-undetected "superpartner".
          • "Roget" is the leading brand name for a print English thesaurus that lists words under general concepts rather than just close synonyms.
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • The idea was no sooner mooted, than we were reliably informed that we would have to play down considerably the Muslim component, sheltering behind a broader allochthone scout concept.
          • We show here an innovative technique to detect isolated nanoskyrmions with a current-perpendicular-to-plane geometry, which has immediate implications for device concepts.

      Meaning of concept for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "concept" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Countable nouns
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