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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.
    In a dead plain the way seemeth the longer, because the eye hath preconceived it shorter than the truth.   --Bacon.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : (of an idea or opinion) formed beforehand; especially
            without evidence or through prejudice; "certain
            preconceived notions"