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1. The overall perspective from which one sees and interprets the world.
2. A collection of beliefs about life and the universe held by an individual or a group. In both senses also called Weltanschauung.

[Translation of German Weltanschauung.]


(ˈvɛltˌɑnˌʃaʊ ʊŋ)

n. German.
a comprehensive conception or image of the universe and of humanity's relation to it.
[literally, world-view]
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