Definition of tour d'horizon in English:

tour d'horizon

Line breaks: tour d'hori|zon
Pronunciation: /ˌtʊə dɒrɪˈzɒ̃
, tuʀ dɔʀizɔ̃/

noun (plural tours d'horizon pronunc. same)

A broad general survey or summary of an argument or event: the annual drug assessment provides a crucial tour d’horizon of where the drugs originate


French, literally 'tour of the horizon'.

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