preconceive

[pree-kuhn-seev]
verb (used with object), preconceived, preconceiving.
to form a conception or opinion of beforehand, as before seeing evidence or as a result of previously held prejudice.

Origin:
1570–80; pre- + conceive

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preconceive (ˌpriːkənˈsiːv)
 
vb
(tr) to form an idea of beforehand; conceive of ahead in time

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preconceive
1580, from pre- + conceive (q.v.). Related: Preconceived.
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Example sentences
The idea is an attempt to remove uncomfortable facts in the way of a
  preconceived view.
They categorize and mythologize it and read into it their own preconceived
  ideas.
The wearer of such pieces challenges preconceived notions.
But there are signs that he did not always avoid cutting the cloth to fit his
  preconceived patterns.
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