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conceptual model

noun

a type of diagram which shows of a set of relationships between factors that are believed to impact or lead to a target condition; a diagram that defines theoretical entities, objects, or conditions of a system and the relationships between them

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This conceptual model has been divided into a set of process flow models, data flows, a logical data model, and a data dictionary.

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  • What we intend by the use of the term general theory is similar to "conceptual framework," "conceptual model," or "paradigm."

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