Definition of 'notion'
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The Italian rejected the notion that it is easier to be in the chasing pack than defending a lead as the season approaches its halfway point. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The whole notion of B Corps are growing. Smithsonian Mag (2017)This reality challenges my notion of pastoring. Christianity Today (2000)They also dismiss the notion that previous disclosures undermine any new privacy application. Times, Sunday Times (2010)New ideas and innovative notions just drop into your mind this weekend. The Sun (2015)But a quick look around him would have soon dispelled such notions. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She rejects any notion of unfair advantage. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Or the slightly tragic notion that we now think such things matter. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We were tickled pink with the whole notion of winning so much money. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This is in spite of your preconceived notions. The Sun (2008)Sometimes he challenges conventional notions of literary propriety or detachment. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Many may dismiss these notions as absurdly fanciful. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This is the beginning of the whole notion of citizen access to information. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This encounter supported my preconceived notion that teeth whitening is not quite right. Times, Sunday Times (2007)And there was little to dispel that notion last night as passes went astray with barely an apology. The Sun (2010)It is a paradox that we seem simultaneously able to hold and reject the notion that animals can be intelligent. The Descent of Mind - the how and why of intelligence (1990)Underlying all of these ideas is the notion that technical innovations result from the application of new scientific insights and ideas. Science, Technology, and Social Change (1988)It is your England team because there is a vague notion of the country marching on together. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Either way, vague notions of morality are no basis for a tax system. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The notion now took off. The Spanish Civil War: Reaction, Revolution and Revenge
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Translations for 'notion'
British English: notion NOUN
A notion is an idea or belief about something.
We each have a notion of just what kind of person we'd like to be.
Definition of notion from the Collins English Dictionary
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