American English

Definition of point of view noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


    point of view

    (pl. points of view)
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  1. 1the particular attitude or opinion that someone has about something Why can't you ever see my point of view? There are a number of different points of view on this issue. From my point of view (= as far as I was concerned), the party was a complete success.
  2. 2a particular way of considering or judging a situation synonym angle These statistics are important from an ecological point of view. From the point of view of higher education, the cuts will be a disaster. The book is written from the father's point of view.
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