[ kuh n-sep-choo-uh-lahyz ]
/ kənˈsɛp tʃu əˌlaɪz /
verb (used with object), con·cep·tu·al·ized, con·cep·tu·al·iz·ing.
to form into a concept; make a concept of.
verb (used without object), con·cep·tu·al·ized, con·cep·tu·al·iz·ing.
to form a concept; think in concepts.
Also especially British, con·cep·tu·al·ise.
Related formscon·cep·tu·al·i·za·tion, nouncon·cep·tu·al·iz·er, nounre·con·cep·tu·al·i·za·tion, nounre·con·cep·tu·al·ize, verb (used with object), re·con·cep·tu·al·ized, re·con·cep·tu·al·iz·ing.
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Examples from the Web for conceptualise
The IMF is too restricted in both its ability to operate and in its ability to conceptualise and to innovate.
The IMF is too restricted both in its ability to operate and in its ability to conceptualise and to innovate.
British Dictionary definitions for conceptualise
/ (kənˈsɛptjʊəˌlaɪz) /
to form (a concept or concepts) out of observations, experience, data, etc
Derived Formsconceptualization or conceptualisation, noun
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