big picture


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big′ pic′ture


n.
a broad, overall view or perspective of an issue.
[1955–60]
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"I saw him myself, standing upon that chair and fixing the big picture above it.
The Big Picture Conference will explore the potential for rewilding large parts of Scotland's forests, peatlands, rivers, moorlands and seas, and the benefits this could bring for declining wildlife such as red squirrel, wildcat and capercaillie, as well as for people's health, wellbeing and employment.
The SCOTLAND:The Big Picture Conference will explore the potential for rewilding large parts of Scotland's forests, peatlands, rivers, moorlands and seas, and the benefits this could bring for declining wildlife such as red squirrel, wildcat and capercaillie, as well as for people's health, wellbeing and employment.
Consider that, at their May 1 meeting, councilors were asked to approve a $199,985 contract for training and consulting services with a Rhode Island-based firm called Big Picture Learning.
Plaintiff Lula Williams filed a complaint on behalf of herself and those similarly situated, alleging that corporate defendants Big Picture Loans LLC and Ascension Technologies Inc., along with individual defendant Martorello, violated the federal Racketeering Influenced Corrupt Organizations Act and Virginia's state usury laws.
Ley does not understand the big picture. I respect his view.
Trump's view is the big picture, which shows that it's mostly scoundrels out there in the big world, so there isn't much choice when it comes to finding a partner.
In the study, Stillman and his colleagues found that people tend to make the most efficient decision - the one that resulted in the most overall value for the group - when they looked at the big picture, or saw the forest for the trees.
The country's leading energy and petrochemical firm won the grand prize for printed ads at the "25th advertisement competition" organized by the Korea Advertising Society for its corporate PR campaign "Big Picture of Innovation."
Hulu will soon stream two new shows specifically made for virtual reality, "The Big Picture: News in Virtual Reality" and "Virtually Mike and Nora." The two shows will exclusively be available in VR via the Hulu VR app on mobile devices.
And he had a close family member with links to private developers Big Picture Developments and supposedly challenged the Housing Executive's objection to a response to an Assembly question and wrote an inaccurate letter to planners in a bid to rescind the Executive's position.