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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Preconceive \Pre`con*ceive"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Preconceived; p. pr. & vb. n. Preconceiving.] To conceive, or form an opinion of, beforehand; to form a previous notion or idea of. [1913 Webster] In a dead plain the way seemeth the longer, because the eye hath preconceived it shorter than the truth. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]