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pur·view

 (pûr′vyo͞o′)
n.
1. The extent or range of activity, function, power, or competence; scope. See Synonyms at range.
2.
a. Range of vision: "Craning her neck, [she] extends her purview to the faculty lounge" (Rachel Kadish).
b. Range of understanding or experience.
3. Law
a. The body or main part of a statute, as distinguished from its preamble.
b. The general scope and coverage of a statute.

[Alteration (influenced by view) of Middle English purveu, proviso, from Anglo-Norman purveu est, it is provided (from the use of this word to introduce a proviso), past participle of purveier, to provide; see purvey.]

purview

(ˈpɜːvjuː)
n
1. the scope of operation or concern of something
2. the breadth or range of outlook or understanding
3. (Law) law the body of a statute, containing the enacting clauses
[C15: from Anglo-Norman purveu, from porveeir to furnish; see purvey]

pur•view

(ˈpɜr vyu)

n.
1. the range of operation, authority, concern, etc.
2. the range of vision, insight, or understanding.
3.
a. the body, as distinguished from the preamble, of a statute.
b. the purpose or scope of a statute.
4. the full scope or compass of any document, statement, subject, etc.
[1225–75; Middle English purveu < Anglo-French: past participle of purveier to purvey]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.purview - the range of interest or activity that can be anticipated; "It is beyond the horizon of present knowledge"
ambit, range, scope, reach, compass, orbit - an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"; "a piano has a greater range than the human voice"; "the ambit of municipal legislation"; "within the compass of this article"; "within the scope of an investigation"; "outside the reach of the law"; "in the political orbit of a world power"

purview

noun scope, reach, range, field, limit, extent, province, confine(s), orbit, sphere, compass, ambit That, however, was beyond the purview of the court; it was a diplomatic matter.

purview

noun
1. An area within which something or someone exists, acts, or has influence or power:
2. The extent of one's perception, understanding, knowledge, or vision:
Translations

purview

[ˈpɜːvjuː] N (frm) → ámbito m, esfera f
it comes within the purview of the lawesta dentro del ámbito or la esfera de la ley

purview

n (form)Rahmen m; (of department)Aufgabenbereich m, → Ressort nt; to come within/lie outside the purview of an inquirynoch/nicht mehr im Rahmen einer Untersuchung liegen
References in classic literature ?
Will it be said that the FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES of the Confederation were not within the purview of the convention, and ought not to have been varied?
As the other men he had known had stepped out of life, which was a way they had, so Harry Del Mar stepped out of Michael's purview of life as well as out of life itself.
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The products that will fall within the purview of the PACP include rice, flour, oil, ghee, sugar, salt, tea, coffee, lentils, kidney beans, broad beans, chickpeas, mash, tomato sauce, toothpaste, laundry soap, fresh and frozen meat, fresh and frozen fish, fresh and frozen chicken, condensed milk, powdered milk, and dairy products including fresh milk, cheese and butter.
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ISLAMABAD -- The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) has made it clear on Friday that the gas subsidy is an exclusive purview of the government and the Authority has nothing to do with it.
Sam Marnick is senior vice president/Chief Administration officer with Quality, Operations Support, Human Resources and Corporate Administration under her purview.
The major sticking point in the Bill is whether special economic zones ( SEZs) will fall under the purview of the new law or not.
Lucknow, Apr 26 ( ANI ): A day after Uttar Pradesh Lokayukta Justice N K Mehrotra suggested bringing the chief minister under the Lokayukta's purview, state Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, said he was not in favour of such a move.