Definition of 'preconceive'
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You do not win games with preconceived ideas. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This is in spite of your preconceived notions. The Sun (2008)What was he just saying about having no preconceived ideas about how to do things? Times, Sunday Times (2007)This encounter supported my preconceived notion that teeth whitening is not quite right. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We all fear the unknown and we all have preconceived ideas of what other places are like. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They have the effect of jarring your preconceived notions. Times, Sunday Times (2007)That insight alone has blown away some of my preconceived ideas. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He had a preconceived notion of what a messiah should be like. Christianity Today (2000)People have preconceived ideas about it and are snobby. The Sun (2012)They both deal with things in a rational fashion, uncluttered by prejudice or preconceived views. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They were both meant to challenge preconceived notions, which they certainly did. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You have all these preconceived ideas, but it is not what you think. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She had no preconceived ideas about what she was playing - it just happened. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Many have preconceived notions of a soldier's job as physical and macho. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Otherwise, the report may simply reinforce your preconceived ideas about a stock. AHEAD OF THE MARKET (2003)By using balloons, all preconceived notions of what art is can be thrown out the window. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It was good she didn't have preconceived ideas about me. The Sun (2006)Any preconceived notion that Britain would be the outright winner was tested to the limit. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The hope is that face-to-face contact on this special day will help to blow away any preconceived ideas. The Sun (2013)We're each wrapped in a fabric of prejudices, preconceived ideas and moral values. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Prejudice A prejudice is a preconceived belief about an individual or a group that is not subject to change on the basis of new evidence. Sociology (1995)
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