Definition of 'perception'
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We want to challenge the perceptions of women's football and one day get full stadiums. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We want to challenge the perceptions of women's football and one day get full stadiums. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The ability to alter perception is another. Trauma and Recovery (1992)Do you have that perception of people? Christianity Today (2000)The report challenges the perception that the risk is much higher at night and in the rain. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This is a worrying insight into the perception of commerce held by many politicians and political commentators. Times, Sunday Times (2010)An attempt to influence perception by releasing negative or false information. The Sun (2012) External perceptions of a neighbourhood were often stronger than those held by residents of the area. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is not helped by the widespread perception of futures and options as racy. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The common perception of the tennis parent is far from positive. Times, Sunday Times (2013)How does this affect our perception of reality and how we value our own lives? Times, Sunday Times (2015)The common perception is that the banks are not lending to small businesses. Times, Sunday Times (2014)That is a significant insight into the perception of what cricket is and how it ought to be played. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He said that the popular perception that cage fighting is carried out by sweaty men with no necks is wrong. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Now that perception is being challenged. The Sun (2009)This speaks to the role and influence of party donors and the widespread perception that politicians are mainly in it for themselves. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Become alive to your sense perceptions - be curious about your environment. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But we need to be the agent changing people 's perceptions. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Having said that, she confounded my negative perceptions about modelling by being very good at it. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The popular perception that the Conservatives were light on policy could not have been more wrong. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But gradually you realise that other people 's perception of you has changed. Times, Sunday Times (2008)If we can learn to control our sense of time perception, we can lead a better life. The Sun (2012)Time consciousness: The perception of time is famously cultural. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Contemporary works in a variety of media from the past 50 years, which look at the ways in which art has explored perception and awareness. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Over time it takes control of the whole person because chemical changes in the brain lead to disturbances of thought, perception, information processing and behaviour. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Contemporary works in a variety of media from the past 50 years, which look at the ways in which art has explored notions of perception and awareness. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'perception'
British English: perception NOUN
Your perception of something is the way that you think about it or the impression you have of it.
He is interested in how our perceptions of death affect the way we live.
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