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English definition of “glimpse”


noun [C]     /ɡlɪmps/
C1 an occasion when you see something or someone for a very short time : I only caught (= had) a fleeting glimpse of the driver of the getaway car , but I know I would recognize her if I saw her again.Using the eyesEyesight, glasses and lensesThe eye and surrounding areaPerceptive a quick idea or understanding of what something is like: This biography offers a few glimpses of his life before he became famous .Knowledge and awareness
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