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  1. con·cep·tion
    IPA[kənˈsepSH(ə)n]
  2. noun

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: conception, plural noun: conceptions

    • noun

      the action of conceiving a child or of one being conceived:

      the forming or devising of a plan or idea:

    • noun

      the doctrine that God preserved the Virgin Mary from the taint of original sin from the moment she was conceived; it was defined as a dogma of the Roman Catholic Church in 1854.

      the feast commemorating the Immaculate Conception on December 8.

    • noun

      the doctrine that God preserved the Virgin Mary from the taint of original sin from the moment she was conceived; it was defined as a dogma of the Roman Catholic Church in 1854.

      the feast commemorating the Immaculate Conception on December 8th.

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