ceive＝to take（取） 变化型 cept，cip，cipate
1 [U, C] conceiving (conceive 1) or being conceived 怀孕; 受孕
*the moment of conception 受孕的一刻
* an unplanned conception 计划外怀孕.
2 (a) [U] thinking of (an idea or a plan) （主意或计划的）构思, 构想, 设想
*The plan, brilliant in its conception, failed because of inadequate preparation. 那计划的构想倒是十分宏伟, 但终因准备不足而告吹.
(b) [C] ~ (of sb/sth/that...) idea, plan or intention 主意; 计划; 意图
*The new play is a brilliant conception. 这出新剧真了不起.
* I have no conception of (ie do not know) what you mean. 我完全不懂你的意思.
1300-1400; Language: Old French;Origin:Latin
conceptio, from concipere; CONCEIVE
] [U and C]
an idea about what something is like, or a general understanding of something
→conceptconception of the conception of parliamentary democracy changing conceptions of the worldhave (no) conception of sth They have no conception of what women really feel and want.[U]
a process in which someone forms a plan or idea
→conceive the original conception of the book [U and C]
the process by which a woman or female animal becomes pregnant
, or the time when this happens
→conceive the moment of conception
1. There are rare instances when justice almost ceases to be an abstract conception . 正义几乎不再是抽象概念的情况是很少的。
2. There are rare instances when justice almost ceases to be an abstract conception . 正义几乎不再是抽象概念的情况是很少的。
3. Modern industry is based on the conception of the maximum production at lowest cost, in order that an individual or a group of individuals may earn as much money as possible. 现代工业的基本概念是：以最低成本获取最多产品，为的是让某个个人或某一部分人尽可能多地赚钱。