[ 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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These apercus of Heyne did not prevent Tieck's independent thinking; they never fettered him.Tieck's Essay on the Boydell Shakspere Gallery|George Henry Danton
British Dictionary definitions for apercus
/ French (apɛrsy) /
an outline; summary
Word Origin for aperçu
from apercevoir to perceive
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