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conceive

 [kon-sēv´]
1. to become pregnant.
2. take in, grasp, or form in the mind.

conceive

(kon-sēv),
To become pregnant, i.e., to achieve implantation of the blastocyst, ideally in the endometrium.

conceive

/con·ceive/ (kon-sēv´)
1. to become pregnant.
2. take in, grasp, or form in the mind.

conceive

(kən-sēv′)
v.
1. To become pregnant.
2. To apprehend mentally; understand.

conceive

[kənsēv′]
Etymology: L, concipere, to take together
to become pregnant.

conceive

to become pregnant.
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Following this terminology, Apollonius' proposition raises the problem of those affirmations which are demonstrable while they remain inconceivable or hardly conceivable at the very least.
The purported subject could be any conceivable human problem or predicament, and the supposed objective may be to banish that problem from our lives.
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It is well observed that persons with disabilities experience social stigma much more than the general population, and the enduring presence of stigma in our society suggests that the answer to the above question might also be "yes,"--that because of stigma, it is conceivable that the acute experience of self-awareness may affect persons with visible disabilities differently than able-bodied persons.
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A serious ethical impediment to pesticide testing in humans is that there is no conceivable way in which the administration of a pesticide to a person can benefit the health of that person.
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