Conceptual



[kuh n-sep-choo-uh l] /kənˈsɛp tʃu əl/

adjective
1.
pertaining to or to the forming of .
/kənˈsɛptjʊəl/
adjective
1.
relating to or concerned with concepts; abstract
2.
concerned with the definitions or relations of the concepts of some field of enquiry rather than with the facts
adj.

1820, “pertaining to mental conception” (there is an isolated use from 1662), from Medieval Latin conceptualis, from Latin conceptus “a collecting, gathering, conceiving,” past participle of concipere (see conceive). Related: Conceptualism; conceptualist.

conceptual con·cep·tu·al (kən-sěp’chōō-əl)
adj.
Relating to concepts or the the formation of concepts.

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