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conceptual

[ kuhn-sep-choo-uhl ]
/ kənˈsɛp tʃu əl /
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adjective
pertaining to concepts or to the forming of concepts.
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Origin of conceptual

First recorded in 1655–65; Medieval Latin conceptuālis; see conceptus, -al1

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British Dictionary definitions for conceptual

conceptual
/ (kənˈsɛptjʊəl) /

adjective
relating to or concerned with concepts; abstract
concerned with the definitions or relations of the concepts of some field of enquiry rather than with the facts

Derived forms of conceptual

conceptually, adverb
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