noun \ä-per-ˈsue\
plural aperçus \-ˈsuez\

Definition of APERÇU

:  a brief survey or sketch :  outline
:  an immediate impression; especially :  insight 2

Origin of APERÇU

French, from aperçu, past participle of apercevoir to perceive, from Old French aperceivre, from a- (from Latin ad-) + perceivre to perceive — more at perceive
First Known Use: 1809


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