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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The process by which a woman or female animal becomes pregnant, or the time when this happens. Also: A beginning; a start.

Usage examples (36)
  • The breeder carefully researched her animals' best time for conception.
  • This "certain conception" is slowly being fleshed out here.
  • The term conception does not mean the active or generative conception by her parents.
  • As a matter of fact that conception is completely wrong. for more
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