ADJ. clear, distinct We now have a clearer conception of the problem. | broad, general | narrow | bold, grand | modern | traditional | popular | initial, original
VERB + CONCEPTION have
PREP. in ~ His work is strikingly fresh in conception.
PHRASES have no conception of sth You have no conception of what her life is like.
2 becoming/making sb pregnant
VERB + CONCEPTION prevent
PREP. at ~ Sex identity is fixed at conception.
PHRASES the moment of conception