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purview

the scope or range of something; responsibility, compass, extent: The job is within his purview.
Not to be confused with:
preview – the showing of a movie, play, etc. prior to its public opening; to see or show in advance: They always show previews before the movie.

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 ?
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.
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?
Summary: Belgaum (Karnataka) [India], Feb 18 (ANI): The Police arrested five people for serving liquor outside the purview of an eatery's license in Karnataka.
We will ensure internationally-agreed standards on religious freedom'WASHINGTON:Pakistan's Ambassador to Washington Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry has asked the US State Department to clarify its new categorization regarding placement of Pakistan on a 'Special Watch List' under the purview of the US legislation on International Religious Freedom.
In The Herring Lass, Australian poet Michelle Cahill's lyrical writing and vast purview cover the creatures, coves, and distant cries of many places.
He said the board would cover various areas falling in its purview adding that the residents should also play their role by carrying out plantation in and around their residences to help protect environment which was getting warmer due to depleting greenery.
However, schools and colleges, transport and tourism - hotels, eateries, shops - will be outside the purview of the shutdown.
Sweden, May 24 -- More subjects have been brought under the newly appointed Foreign Affairs Minister Ravi Karunanayake that do not fall under the purview of the Foreign Affairs Ministry.
FOLLOWING requests from the Ministry of Defence, Union health ministry has exempted unit run canteens ( URC) from the purview of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India ( FSSAI) licensing.
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.
Extreme Networks (NASDAQ: EXTR) said it has introduced Purview, a first-of-its-kind solution built on patented ASIC technology.