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Meaning of APERCU

Pronunciation:  aper'sy

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a short synopsis

APERCU is a 6 letter word that starts with A.


 See Also: abstract, outline, precis, synopsis



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\A`per`[,c]u"\ ([.a]`p[^a]r`s[.u]"), n.; pl. {Aper[,c]us}
(-s[.u]"). [F., prop. p. p. of apercevoir to perceive.]
1. A first view or glance, or the perception or estimation so
   obtained; an immediate apprehension or insight,
   appreciative rather than analytic.

         The main object being to develop the several
         aper[,c]us or insights which furnish the method of
         such psychology.                      --W. T.

         A series of partial and more or less disparate
         aper[,c]us or outlooks; each for itself a center of
         experience.                           --James Ward.

2. Hence, a brief or detached view; conspectus; sketch.

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