Definition of 'preconception'
Example sentences containing 'preconception'
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The more people have preconceptions, the more you can defy them. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Here is a fashion exhibition that is about the history of fashion as a subject worthy of exhibition; about preconceptions around fashion itself. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Few challenge as many preconceptions of disabled athletes. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This is a show to test your preconceptions about the classical and the contemporary. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You hear all these amazing things and had preconceptions of different people. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The aim is to avoid any preconceptions about disability. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Most of our preconceptions about the way people behave when lying are wrong. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Many of those who have not got on board have preconceptions about the experience. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We had a whole load of preconceptions about her as a soft touch and out of her depth. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Be aware of your biases and preconceptions, and strive to be as objective as possible. Sociology (1995) People have preconceptions about what a relationship is; life is bigger than being in a relationship. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There are so many preconceptions about people with high IQs. The Sun (2015)It's all about changing existing preconceptions. Times, Sunday Times (2014)How wrong have our preconceptions been about Ford? Times, Sunday Times (2016)I had no strong preconceptions about the brand or its bunnies. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Instead, people bring their preconceptions. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Prepare to discard preconceptions about Vietnam. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I think people have negative preconceptions about women's football. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I arrive at his home weighed down with preconceptions, prejudices and gossipy snippets dressed up as fact. Times, Sunday Times (2015)People have strong preconceptions about what ADHD is so they find it hard to understand my erratic behaviour. The Sun (2012)I didn't have any huge preconceptions about what it was like before and what was precious to maintain. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He is very funny company, spotting other people 's preconceptions quickly. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Let's all expect to have our preconceptions about church growth, health and ministry challenged and stretched. Christianity Today (2000)I'm aware of people 's preconceptions. The Sun (2008)This is the idea that the world is just as we see it; that we are not hampered or constrained by preconceptions, biases and blind spots. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Used Occasionally. preconception is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'preconception'
British English: preconception NOUN
Your preconceptions about something are beliefs formed about it before you have enough information or experience.
Did you have any preconceptions about the sort of people who did computing?
Definition of preconception from the Collins English Dictionary
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