aperçu

[ 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.

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Origin of aperçu

literally, perceived
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aperçu
/ French (apɛrsy) /

noun

an outline; summary
an insight

Word Origin for aperçu

from apercevoir to perceive
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