Definition of conceptualization in English:


(British conceptualisation)


mass noun
  • 1The action or process of forming a concept or idea of something.

    ‘our experience is beyond any conceptualization’
    as modifier ‘the conceptualization phase’
    • ‘The features here regard development by looking at the conceptualization of an animated motion picture.’
    • ‘With this equipment, a drastic reduction in technical range corresponds with an increased emphasis on conceptualization.’
    • ‘His intricate works combine his training as a painter with the spatial conceptualization of a sculptor.’
    • ‘His consultancy is concerned with museum design and exhibition conceptualization and production.’
    • ‘The role of the group and their management and conceptualization of the project has been underreported.’
    • ‘She is the brain behind the conceptualization of this latest gallery that promises to showcase new media art.’
    • ‘He has overseen the conceptualization, development, and introduction of numerous award-winning products from this global music technology company since 1992.’
    • ‘Learners are allowed to test the conceptualizations they formed during the previous phase.’
    • ‘This indeterminacy was key to the supervisor's conceptualization of the effects for the film.’
    • ‘I maintain that the single greatest weakness of our empirical work is insufficient conceptualization.’
    1. 1.1count noun An abstract idea or concept of something.
      ‘a new conceptualization of national identity’
      • ‘Following the learning process outlined in the five R's allows for improvements in education by improving the application and conceptualization of knowledge.’
      • ‘This perspective involves Hamlet's conceptualization of himself and his surroundings.’
      • ‘He recognized that the changes to gender relations did not fundamentally alter the conceptualization of "women's work."’
      • ‘This becomes crucial when considering the genealogy of poststructuralist theorizing that contests modernist conceptualizations of power.’
      • ‘Subsequent viewing reveals fascinating conceptualizations of mid-1930s America and staggering images in narrative and dance.’
      • ‘They influence his behavior and his conceptualization of the world.’
      • ‘This adds an important feature to the conceptualization of spectatorship.’
      • ‘The conceptualizations that philosophy offers are not adequate to the sudden death of a loved one, nor the anguish in families that follows.’
      • ‘The conceptualization of the sacred is remarkably similar in otherwise very different creeds.’
      • ‘It attends to the way in which feminist thinking has intervened in poets' conceptualizations of the lyric subject.’