Definition of standpoint noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    standpoint

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈstændpɔɪnt//
     
    [usually singular]
     
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  1. 1an opinion or a way of thinking about ideas or situations synonym perspective
  2. 2 a political/theoretical, etc. standpoint He is writing from the standpoint of someone who knows what prison life is like.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: standpoint