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v. con·cep·tu·al·ized, con·cep·tu·al·iz·ing, con·cep·tu·al·iz·es
To form a concept or concepts of, and especially to interpret in a conceptual way: This cabaret performance was conceptualized as a homage to vaudeville.
To form concepts.

con·cep′tu·al·i·za′tion (-sĕp′cho͞o-ə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
con·cep′tu·al·iz′er n.


(kənˈsɛptjʊəˌlaɪzə) or


a person who conceptualizes
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Not that the whole cast was less than equal to the vocal if not always to the dramatic demands of the opera (Carsen remains more impressive as a conceptualizer than as a molder of individual characterizations), with Adrianne Pieczonka's Madame Lidoine and Isabel Bayrakdarian's Blanche heading a roster otherwise distinguished by the fine contributions of soprano Helene Guilmette (Sister Constance), mezzo Irina Mishura (Mother Marie) and tenor Frederic Antoun (Chevalier de la Force).
Huumo also argues that examples such as (4a) and (4b) utilize a close perspective to the designated configuration and produce a scanning effect: when mentally tracking the path, the conceptualizer keeps encountering mushrooms or demands for reforms.
Uzma Irfan - Conceptualizer and Organizer, 'Art Bengaluru' said, "The Indian art market currently has both good quality and discerning buyers.
Laura Quinones is a motivator and conceptualizer, able to take a product from the drawing boards to market in a cohesive and straight forward way.
More specifically, I suggest that croire union presents the belief held by some conceptualizer that the raised nominal has gone through some process before settling into a stable state.
From our results it seems that selective attention is not only a property of every single experiencer or conceptualizer, but it also influences the very content of the concepts themselves.
The only regrets that Sudanese and south Sudanese would mourn so much is that the absence of the author and the conceptualizer of the said secret plan in our midst to tell the Sudanese people as a whole his real vision and intentions.
Using the CPSP instrument, it was found that a disproportionate number of the business students in a study fell into the optimizer (37%) and implementer (33%) quadrants while only 13% fell into the generator and 17% into the conceptualizer quadrants (Basadur, Wakabayashi and Graen.
DoCoMo's famed senior vice president and conceptualizer, Takeshi Natsuno, commented at an April press conference, "Partnering with Adobe, we've been able to develop a great service that showcases the creativity of thousands of NTT DoCoMo content developers while leveraging the power of our network infrastructure.
Whether or not the principal conceptualizer of a strategy is designated to command its implementation in the field, the function of command must feature prominently on the strategy landscape.
Klein's strength as a music conceptualizer lies in his patient approach--he allows each work's identity to evolve slowly, adding layer upon layer of percussion and string and wind instruments.
For Langacker, subjectivity comes with "how the conceptualizer chooses to construe the situation and portrays it for expressive purposes" (Langacker 1990: 5), or, in other words, is a dimension of the construal that happens to be imposed on the content an expression evokes.