aperçu

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French aperçu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aperçu (plural aperçus)

  1. A clever insight.
  2. A summary or outline; words that summarize.

Translations[edit]


French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aperçu m (plural aperçus)

  1. glance, glimpse
  2. insight, hint
    L’avocat a donné au public un aperçu de la cause.
    The lawyer gave the public an insight into the case.
  3. rough estimate.
    Donnez-moi un aperçu des dépenses que j’aurai à faire.
    Give me an estimate of the expenses that I would have.
  4. sketch, outline, summary
  5. view
  6. overview
    Ce que je vous dis là n’est qu’un aperçu de la question.
    What I say here is an overview of the issue.
  7. preview
    Il y a dans cet ouvrage des aperçus très fins, mais rien n’est développé.
    There are fine previews in this book, but nothing developed.

Verb[edit]

aperçu m (feminine aperçue, masculine plural aperçus, feminine plural aperçues)

  1. past participle of apercevoir