conceptualization
conceptualization conceptualization n. the act of formulating or making a concept of something.

Syn: conceptualisation, formulation, formularizing, formularising. [WordNet 1.5]

2. an elaborated concept.

Syn: conceptuality. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • conceptualization — 1866; see CONCEPTUAL (Cf. conceptual) + IZATION (Cf. ization). Cf. Fr. conceptualisation (1862) …   Etymology dictionary

  • conceptualization — (Amer.) laɪ zeɪʃn n. process of forming a concept, conceptual interpretation; detailed concept (also conceptualisation) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • conceptualization — UK [kənˈseptʃuələˈzeɪʃ(ə)n] / US [kənˈseptʃuəˌlaɪzeɪʃ(ə)n] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms conceptualization : singular conceptualization plural conceptualizations the individual way in which knowledge is organized in a particular person… …   English dictionary

  • conceptualization — conceptualize (also conceptualise) ► VERB ▪ form a concept of. DERIVATIVES conceptualization noun …   English terms dictionary

  • conceptualization — noun see conceptualize …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • conceptualization — See conceptualize. * * * …   Universalium

  • conceptualization — noun a) The process of forming a conceptual form of a phenomenon; the act of conceptualizing b) The concept so formed; something conceptualized …   Wiktionary

  • conceptualization — con·cep·tual·i·za·tion …   English syllables

  • conceptualization — noun 1. inventing or contriving an idea or explanation and formulating it mentally (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑conceptualisation, ↑formulation • Derivationally related forms: ↑formulate (for: ↑formulation), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • conceptualize — conceptualization, n. conceptualizer, n. /keuhn sep chooh euh luyz /, v., conceptualized, conceptualizing. v.t. 1. to form into a concept; make a concept of. v.i. 2. to form a concept; think in concepts. Also, esp. Brit., conceptualise. [1875 80; …   Universalium

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