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high concept

noun
1.
a simple and often striking idea or premise, as of a story or film, that lends itself to easy promotion and marketing.
Origin
1980-1985
1980-85
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  • We've been saying that this record really is not a concept record as much as it is a high concept.
  • Cline is an ingenious conjurer talented at translating high concept into compelling storytelling.
British Dictionary definitions for high concept

high concept

noun
1.
  1. popular appeal
  2. high-concept. (as modifier): Baz Luhrmann's high-concept Romeo and Juliet
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