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conceptualize

or (especially British) conceptualise

[kuh n-sep-choo-uh-lahyz] /kənˈsɛp tʃu əˌlaɪz/
verb (used with object), conceptualized, conceptualizing.
1.
to form into a concept; make a concept of.
verb (used without object), conceptualized, conceptualizing.
2.
to form a concept; think in concepts.
Origin of conceptualize
1875-1880
1875-80; conceptual + -ize
Related forms
conceptualization, noun
conceptualizer, noun
reconceptualization, noun
reconceptualize, verb (used with object), reconceptualized, reconceptualizing.
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  • Within the context of the theory, the idea of outcomes has been reconceptualized as "values experienced in the nursing situation."

    Nursing as Caring Anne Boykin
British Dictionary definitions for reconceptualized

conceptualize

/kənˈsɛptjʊəˌlaɪz/
verb
1.
to form (a concept or concepts) out of observations, experience, data, etc
Derived Forms
conceptualization, conceptualisation, noun
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Word Origin and History for reconceptualized

conceptualize

v.

1892, from conceptual + -ize. Related: Conceptualized; conceptualizing.

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