What does apercu mean?

apercu meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"quick effect, sketch, brief review," 1820s, from French aper

apercu meaning in General Dictionary

a quick synopsis

apercu - German to English

bon mot

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  • aperçu [illuminating comment]

apercu - French to English


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  • glimpse

apercu meaning in Philosophy Dictionary

a sudden insight, not in itself analytical. -- C.A.B.

Sentence Examples with the word apercu

For more detailed bibliographical information see Apercu des travaux zoo-ge'ographiques, published at St Petersburg in connexion with the Exhibition of 1878; and the index Ukazatel Russkoi Literatury for natural science, mathematics and medicine, published since 1872 by the Society of the Kiev University.

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