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    Hello,

    I am not really sure I can understand the meaning of the phrase in concept of. I see it is used in a variety of situations. Could anybody help me understand what it means?

    Thank you

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    Quote Originally Posted by Englishlanguage View Post
    Hello,

    I am not really sure I can understand the meaning of the phrase in concept of. I see it is used in a variety of situations. Could anybody help me understand what it means?

    Thank you
    Can you give us some examples of what you saw.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2006 View Post
    Can you give us some examples of what you saw.
    Here are some examples I found.

    1 History shows that there have been major changes in concept of childhood in Eurocentric cultures before

    2 Council Regulation (EEC) No 1191/69 of 26 June 1969 on action by Member States concerning the obligations inherent in concept of a public service in transport by rail, road and inland waterway

    3 If the assignment is in concept of a payment pro solvendo or pro soluto in exchange of a sale of goods or a provision of services, the law applicable shall be....

    4 The earliest hint of Confucianist Shinto can be seen in concept of Confucian-Shinto unity

    5 On the other hand in concept of physical wellness, there are physical activities that sustain bodily atrophy which are part of the personal habits of man to live in a better world in the satisfaction of human wants

    6 Contributions in concept of happiness

    I see the phrase is also used in legal contexts (examples 2 and 3). Could you say if it has a different meaning in these cases?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Englishlanguage View Post
    Here are some examples I found.

    1 History shows that there have been major changes in the concept of childhood in Eurocentric cultures before

    2 Council Regulation (EEC) No 1191/69 of 26 June 1969 on action by Member States concerning the obligations inherent in [the] concept of a public service in transport by rail, road and inland waterway

    3 If the assignment is in concept of a payment pro solvendo or pro soluto in exchange of a sale of goods or a provision of services, the law applicable shall be....

    4 The earliest hint of Confucianist Shinto can be seen in the concept of Confucian-Shinto unity

    5 On the other hand in the concept of [?] physical wellness, there are physical activities that sustain bodily atrophy which are part of the personal habits of man to live in a better world in the satisfaction of human wants. Probable wrong use.

    6 Contributions in concept of happiness Probable wrong use.

    I see the phrase is also used in legal contexts (examples 2 and 3). Could you say if it has a different meaning in these cases?
    It possibly has a different meaning in law. 2 and 3.
    In a few of those cases, restoring a missing 'the' makes the sentences understandable. 1 and 4 at least.
    I don't understand 5 and 6.
    Are all of these written by English native speakers?

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