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conceive

US [kənˈsiv]
UK [kənˈsiːv]
  • v.构想;设想;想象;怀孕
  • Web构思;想出;以为
Simple Present:conceives  Present Participle:conceiving  Past Tense:conceived  
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v.
1.
[t]
想出(主意、计划等);想象;构想;设想to form an idea, a plan, etc. in your mind; to imagine sth
He conceived the idea of transforming the old power station into an arts centre.
他想出了把旧发电站改造为艺术中心的主意。
God is often conceived of as male.
上帝常常被想象为男性。
I cannot conceive(= I do not believe) (that) he would wish to harm us.
我无法想象他会存心伤害我们。
I cannot conceive what it must be like.
我想象不出它会是什么样子。
2.
[i][t]
怀孕;怀胎when a womanconceives orconceives a child , she becomes pregnant
She is unable to conceive.
她不能怀孕。
Their first child was conceived on their wedding night.
他们的第一个小孩是在新婚之夜怀上的。

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