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a. A distant view or prospect, especially one seen through an opening, as between rows of buildings or trees.
b. An avenue or other passage affording such a view.
2. An awareness of a range of time, events, or subjects; a broad mental view: "the deep and sweeping vistas these pioneering critics opened up" (Arthur C. Danto).
[Italian, from feminine past participle of vedere, to see, from Latin vidēre; see weid- in Indo-European roots.]
vis′taed (-təd) adj.
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1. a view, esp through a long narrow avenue of trees, buildings, etc, or such a passage or avenue itself; prospect: a vista of arches.
2. a comprehensive mental view of a distant time or a lengthy series of events: the vista of the future.
[C17: from Italian: a view, from vedere to see, from Latin vidēre]
(in the US) n acronym for
(Social Welfare) Volunteers in Service to America; an organization of volunteers established by the Federal government to assist the poor
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n., pl. -tas.
1. a view or prospect, esp. one seen through a long, narrow passage, as between rows of trees or houses.
2. a far-reaching mental view.
[1650–60; < Italian: a view < Latin vidēre]
syn: See view.
a town in SW California. 57,220.
Volunteers in Service to America.
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|Noun||1.||vista - the visual percept of a region; "the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views"|
background, ground - the part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in the foreground; "he posed her against a background of rolling hills"
coast - the area within view; "the coast is clear"
exposure - aspect resulting from the direction a building or window faces; "the studio had a northern exposure"
foreground - the part of a scene that is near the viewer
glimpse - a brief or incomplete view; "from the window he could catch a glimpse of the lake"
middle distance - the part of a scene between the foreground and the background
side view - a view from the side of something
tableau - any dramatic scene
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noun view, scene, prospect, landscape, panorama, perspective an endless vista of snow peaks and shadowed valleys
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vista[ˈvɪstə] N (lit) → vista f, panorama m (fig) → perspectiva f, horizonte m
to open up new vistas → abrir nuevas perspectivas or nuevos horizontes
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vista[ˈvɪstə] n (= panorama) → vue f
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