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perception

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishperceptionper‧cep‧tion /pəˈsepʃən $ pər-/ ●●○ W3 AWL noun  1 [countable, uncountable]UNDERSTAND the way you think about something and your idea of what it is likeperception of children’s perceptions of the world the public perception of the government’s performance2 [uncountable]NOTICE the way that you notice things with your senses of sight, hearing etc drugs that alter perception visual perception3 [uncountable]INTELLIGENT the natural ability to understand or notice things quickly Ross shows unusual perception for a boy of his age.
Examples from the Corpus
perceptionPerceptions are not the same thing as knowledge, but they are what the holder of the perception believes to be knowledge.When conflicts arise between perception and reasoning, the concrete operational child makes judgments based on reasoning.Unfortunately this clear conceptual distinction between perceptions and attitudes is unrealistic.I was impressed by her perception and her grasp of the facts.He interviewed each senior manager on his perception of the company and the state of the industry.Their sensory perception as well as their motor responses - their behaviour - are thus totally consonant with their bodily form and function.Sybase has been suffering from sagging sales and the perception of lagging technology.However, there has been a sea change in the perception of the conventions.It is clear that for Locke the perception model of faith created an unsatisfactory barrier between those with faith and those without.perception ofPart of the brain controls our perception of pain.She doesn't have a very realistic perception of the situation.
From Longman Business Dictionaryperceptionper‧cep‧tion /pəˈsepʃənpər-/ noun [countable] the way that people feel about a company, product, market etc and what they think it is likeThere is a perception among investors that an economic recovery is beginning.National stereotypes do play a role in product perceptions. For example, consumers will buy perfume because it is French.After he took over, he changed public perceptions (=what people thought) of the company.
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