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view·point

 (vyo͞o′point′)
n.
A position from which something is observed or considered; a point of view.

viewpoint

(ˈvjuːˌpɔɪnt)
n
1. the mental attitude that determines a person's opinions or judgments; point of view
2. a place from which something can be viewed

view•point

(ˈvyuˌpɔɪnt)

n.
1. a place affording a view of something.
2. an attitude of mind, or the circumstances of an individual that conduce to such an attitude.
[1855–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.viewpoint - a mental position from which things are viewed; "we should consider this problem from the viewpoint of the Russians"; "teaching history gave him a special point of view toward current events"
stance, posture, position - a rationalized mental attitude
cityscape - a viewpoint toward a city or other heavily populated area; "the dominant character of the cityscape is it poverty"
landscape - an extensive mental viewpoint; "the political landscape looks bleak without a change of administration"; "we changed the landscape for solving the problem of payroll inequity"
slant, angle - a biased way of looking at or presenting something
complexion - a point of view or general attitude or inclination; "he altered the complexion of his times"; "a liberal political complexion"
2.viewpoint - a place from which something can be viewedviewpoint - a place from which something can be viewed; "from that vantage point he could survey the whole valley"
vantage - place or situation affording some advantage (especially a comprehensive view or commanding perspective)

viewpoint

noun point of view, perspective, angle, position, attitude, stance, slant, belief, conviction, feeling, opinion, way of thinking, standpoint, vantage point, frame of reference The novel is written from the murderer's viewpoint. What's your viewpoint on this issue?

viewpoint

noun
The position from which something is observed or considered:
Translations
وَجْهَةُ نَظَروُجْهَة نَظَر
hlediskostanovisko
synspunktsynsvinkel
näkökanta
gledište
sjónarhorn
観点
관점
synpunkt
ทัศนคติ
bakış noktasıgörüş/bakış açısı
quan điểm

viewpoint

[ˈvjuːpɔɪnt] N
1. (on hill etc) → mirador m, punto m panorámico
2. (fig) → punto m de vista
from the viewpoint of the economydesde el punto de vista de la economía

viewpoint

[ˈvjuːpɔɪnt] n
(= point of view) → point m de vue
from sb's viewpoint → du point de vue de qn
(= vantage point) → point m de vue

viewpoint

n
Standpunkt m; from the viewpoint of economic growthunter dem Gesichtspunkt des Wirtschaftswachstums; to see something from somebody’s viewpointetw aus jds Sicht sehen
(for scenic view) → Aussichtspunkt m

viewpoint

[ˈvjuːˌpɔɪnt] n (on hill) → posizione f (fig) → punto di vista

view

(vjuː) noun
1. (an outlook on to, or picture of) a scene. Your house has a fine view of the hills; He painted a view of the harbour.
2. an opinion. Tell me your view/views on the subject.
3. an act of seeing or inspecting. We were given a private view of the exhibition before it was opened to the public.
verb
to look at, or regard (something). She viewed the scene with astonishment.
ˈviewer noun
1. a person who watches television. This programme has five million viewers.
2. a device with a magnifying lens, and often with a light, used in viewing transparencies.
ˈviewpoint noun
a point of view. I am looking at the matter from a different viewpoint.
in view of
taking into consideration; because of. In view of the committee's criticisms of him, he felt he had to resign.
on view
being shown or exhibited. There's a marvellous collection of prints on view at the gallery.
point of view
a way or manner of looking at a subject, matter etc. You must consider everyone's point of view before deciding.

viewpoint

وَجْهَةُ نَظَر stanovisko synspunkt Standpunkt οπτική γωνία punto de vista näkökanta point de vue gledište punto di vista 観点 관점 standpunt synspunkt punkt widzenia ponto de vista точка зрения synpunkt ทัศนคติ bakış noktası quan điểm 观点

viewpoint

n. punto de vista.
References in classic literature ?
It would be a new occasion for me, a new viewpoint for that faculty of admiration she had awakened in me at sight - at first sight - before she opened her lips - before she ever turned her eyes on me.
That that duel-royal should have taken place in the dark recesses of a cellar, without a single appreciative eye to witness it has always seemed to me almost a world calamity--at least from the viewpoint Barsoomian, where bloody strife is the first and greatest consideration of individuals, nations, and races.
That dependeth upon the viewpoint, Father; as I take not the Lord into partnership in my successes it seemeth to me to be but of a mean and poor spirit to saddle my sorrows and perplexities upon Him.
Their usual good-comradeship and Josephian community of taste and viewpoint were sadly lacking.
But all this did not alter the viewpoint the neighborhood must hold, that every one who had ever known her must hold.
He began to look at the matter from Claire's viewpoint, and his pity switched from himself to her.
The complexity of Swift's character and the great difference between the viewpoints of his age and of ours make it easy at the present time to judge him with too great harshness.
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