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misconception noun

ADJ. common, popular | basic | major

VERB + MISCONCEPTION have | give rise to, lead to | break down, correct, dispel We hope the programme will dispel certain misconceptions about the disease.

MISCONCEPTION + VERB be based on sth, stem from sth | grow up A number of misconceptions have grown up around this theory.

PREP. ~ about popular misconceptions about Aids