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noun [countable] glimpse pronunciation in British English /ɡlɪmps/
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pluralglimpses

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  1. 1
    an occasion when you see someone or something for a moment only
    glimpse of: The crowd were anxious for a glimpse of the President.
    Every so often she got a fleeting (=very quick) glimpse of the church steeple through the trees.
    catch/get/have a glimpse: I only caught a glimpse of it, but I think it was a badger.
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  2. 2
    an experience that gives you an idea of what something is like
    glimpse of/into: In the villages you’ll have a fascinating glimpse of Turkish country life.

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