idée reçue

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French.

Noun[edit]

idée reçue (plural idée reçues)

  1. A received, or accepted, idea.

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

idée reçue f (plural idées reçues)

  1. a received, or accepted, idea
  2. a catchphrase or platitude