Translation of "perception" - English-Portuguese dictionary


noun uk /pəˈsep.ʃən/ us /pɚ-/

A a belief or opinion, often held by many people and based on how things seem

We have to change the public’s perception that money is being wasted.
These photographs will affect people’s perceptions of war.

[ no plural ] the quality of being aware of things through the physical senses, especially sight

Drugs can alter your perception of reality.

[ no plural ] someone’s ability to notice and understand things that are not obvious to other people

She has extraordinary powers of perception for one so young.
He’s not known for his perception.

(Translation of “perception” from the Cambridge English–Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)