Meaning of “glimpse” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “glimpse” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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glimpsenoun [ C ]

us /ɡlɪmps/

a brief look at someone or something:

He caught a glimpse of her face.
glimpse
verb [ I/T ] us /ɡlɪmps/

[ T ] I glimpsed her walking back from town.

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glimpse

The potential development of these gives us a glimpse of major changes in the coming years in the medicinal products, food, agriculture and environmental markets.
According to scientists, these sick tourists should be around, but we have not seen any of them, not even a glimpse.
I wish to emphasise that this amendment would mean citizens' being given a glimpse of the monopolies that restrict their opportunities.
Among other things, it gives us a glimpse of a series of scenarios where the single market is certainly also the bearer of new freedoms and opportunities for the citizens.