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  • 07.01.06

Grammatical Usage: Are We Concepting Yet?

To con•cept (knspt)–con•cepted (knspt-ed)–con•cept•ing (knspt-ing) v. 1. A process whereby ideas are generated for the purpose of creatively solving a problem: ‘The team set aside some time for concepting in order to flush out some plausible directions.'” From a (possibly serious) online petition urging Merriam-Webster to add a verb form of “concept” to its dictionary, at http://verb4concept.blogspot.com

To con•cept (knspt)–con•cepted (knspt-ed)–con•cept•ing (knspt-ing) v. 1. A process whereby ideas are generated for the purpose of creatively solving a problem: ‘The team set aside some time for concepting in order to flush out some plausible directions.'”

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From a (possibly serious) online petition urging Merriam-Webster to add a verb form of “concept” to its dictionary, at http://verb4concept.blogspot.com

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