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prenotion

[pree-noh-shuh n] /priˈnoʊ ʃən/
noun
1.
a preconception.
Origin of prenotion
1580-1590
1580-90; < Latin praenōtiōn- (stem of praenōtiō) an innate idea. See pre-, notion
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  • As new things require new names, so that prenotion was called by Epicurus; an appellation never used before.

    Cicero's Tusculan Disputations Marcus Tullius Cicero
  • This art of memory is but built upon two intentions; the one prenotion, the other emblem.

British Dictionary definitions for prenotion

prenotion

/priːˈnəʊʃən/
noun
1.
a rare word for preconception
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