US: /pɝˈsɛpʃən/
UK: /pəsˈɛpʃən/

English Vietnamese dictionary

perception /pə'sepʃn/
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    • sự nhận thức
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Advanced English dictionary

+ noun (formal)
1 [U] (formal or technical) the way you notice things, especially with the senses: our perception of reality + colour / visual perception
2 [U] (formal) the ability to understand the true nature of sth
Synonym: INSIGHT
She showed great perception in her assessment of the family situation.
3 [C] ~ (that ...) (formal) an idea, a belief or an image you have as a result of how you see or understand sth: a campaign to change public perception of the police + There is a general public perception that standards in schools are falling.

Thesaurus dictionary

1 appreciation, grasp, apprehension, understanding, comprehension, knowledge, perspective, view:
Mrs Hart's perception of the situation is quite different from mine.
2 intuition, insight, instinct, feel, feeling, sense, impression, awareness, idea, notion, consciousness, realization:
Norton hasn't the slightest perception of what is going on behind his back at the office.

Collocation dictionary


clear | common, general, widely-held, widespread | growing | accurate | public | human | extrasensory, sensory, visual


I was shocked to learn of the perception people have of me.
| gain
We need to gain a clearer perception of how young people feel about the problem.
| affect
These developments hardly affected the public perception of the crisis.

Concise English dictionary

perceptionspər'sepʃn /pə'-
+the representation of what is perceived; basic component in the formation of a concept
+a way of conceiving something
+the process of perceiving
+knowledge gained by perceiving
+becoming aware of something via the senses