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English translation: concepts...

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10:51 Feb 17, 2006
English to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary - Education / Pedagogy
English term or phrase: notion or concept?
The initiative is aimed at disseminating knowledge of the basic concepts of scientific method.

What would you say: basic notions or concepts?

Thanks
David
deud
English translation:concepts...
Explanation:
maybe but how about principles - that would probably be better.
Or perhaps basic IDEAS behind/underlying scientific method.
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Aisha Maniar
Local time: 18:55
Grading comment
thank you very much. David
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +15concepts...
Aisha Maniar


  

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concepts...


Explanation:
maybe but how about principles - that would probably be better.
Or perhaps basic IDEAS behind/underlying scientific method.

Aisha Maniar
Local time: 18:55
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
Grading comment
thank you very much. David

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Kurt Porter: Principles is nice.
2 mins
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agree  xxxsergey: concepts have to do with smth abstract indeed, like scientific methods etc...
9 mins
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agree  Alison Jenner
11 mins
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agree  Kevin Kelly
31 mins
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agree  Peter Shortall
51 mins
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agree  Stefanie Sendelbach
1 hr
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agree  Naikei Wong: Notion is too weak... Concept suggests some methodological orderliness
2 hrs
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agree  Eva Olsson: I think concepts are fine.
2 hrs
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agree  RHELLER
3 hrs
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agree  Yang Min
4 hrs
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agree  Mikhail Kropotov
6 hrs
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agree  xxxAlfa Trans
7 hrs

agree  conejo
7 hrs

agree  Tania Marques-Cardoso
15 hrs

agree  flipendo
19 hrs
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