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Concept – IELTS word of the day

Today’s word from the academic word list is:



  • There are a number of different words in this family, including: concept, conceptual, conception and the fairly unusual verb conceptualise
  • Concept and conception are very similar in meaning and usage.
  • A very common idiom is to “grasp a concept” meaning to understand an idea
  • Another common phrase is “to have no concept of”


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3 Responses to Concept – IELTS word of the day

  1. durdona June 30, 2011 at 5:31 pm #

    thank you for your help. my score for today lesson is 100%

  2. badriaali July 5, 2011 at 5:36 pm #

    thanks i scored 100%

    • Dominic Cole July 5, 2011 at 5:52 pm #

      Good work. A word a day keeps the IELTS examiner away. Or something like that – my next major project is idioms!!

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