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  • v. Present participle of conceive.


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  • He would have collaborated with Home Front in conceiving and building the playground set.

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  • I then thought that my father would be unjust if he ascribed my neglect to vice, or faultiness on my part; but I am now convinced that he was justified in conceiving that I should not be altogether free from blame.

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  • It assists you in conceiving for baby it proves as a best supplement for that period.

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  • As much as the computers and conceptual design ideas played a major role in conceiving the project, it took a master stone mason to work very closely with Jeanne to install the pieces correctly and expertly for it to become a physical reality.


  • Until we move into the new building, we cannot physically merge the newsrooms, but we are looking at ways to promote much more side-by-side cooperation in conceiving and executing journalism.

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  • It has as much delight in conceiving an Iago as an

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  • Any number of well known US (and other) schools specialise in conceiving and developing hardware and software solutions as part of their curricula.

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  • He was far ahead of his time in conceiving of the ranch as self-sufficient and self-regenerating.


  • Indeed it was considerations such as these which have given me, I suppose, more difficulty in conceiving, let alone writing this lecture than any piece of comparable length since those distant days when I wrote set essays on set subjects at school.

    William Golding - Nobel Lecture

  • This was meant at a reduction to the absurd and shows my own error: it took me years to realize that this error was identical with that committed by Lehrmann and consisted in conceiving of the "innate" and of the "learned" as of disjunctive contradictory concepts.

    Konrad Lorenz - Autobiography


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