reconceive

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

re- +‎ conceive

Adjective[edit]

reconceive (third-person singular simple present reconceives, present participle reconceiving, simple past and past participle reconceived)

  1. To conceive something in a new way
    • 2009 January 16, Nicolai Ouroussoff, “Tradition and Change Battle on the Mall”:
      Once a bustling thoroughfare, the section of Pennsylvania Avenue that borders the White House has been reconceived as a pedestrian strip paved in granite and protected by guard stations to keep people at a safe distance from the president.

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