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apperceive

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verb ap·per·ceive \ˌa-pər-ˈsēv\

Definition of apperceive

apperceived

apperceiving

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to have apperception of



Origin and Etymology of apperceive

French apercevoir


First Known Use: 1843


Medical Dictionary

apperceive

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transitive verb ap·per·ceive \ˌap-ər-ˈsēv\

Medical Definition of apperceive

apperceived

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apperceiving

  1. :  to have apperception of




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