[ a-per-sy ]
/ a pɛrˈsü /
noun, plural a·per·çus [a-per-sy] /a pɛrˈsü/. French.
a hasty glance; a glimpse.
an immediate estimate or judgment; understanding; insight.
an outline or summary.
DO YOU KNOW THIS VOCABULARY FROM "THE HANDMAID'S TALE"?
"The Handmaid's Tale" was required reading for many of us in school. Everyone else has probably watched the very popular and addictive TV show. Do you remember this vocabulary from the book, and do you know what these terms mean?
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British Dictionary definitions for apercu
/ French (apɛrsy) /
an outline; summary
Word Origin for aperçu
from apercevoir to perceive
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