Definition of point of view noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    point of view

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    (pl. points of view)
     
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  1. 1the particular attitude or opinion that somebody 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.
  3. Extra examples From a purely economic point of view, the reforms make a great deal of sense. From a purely personal point of view, I’d like to see cars banned from the city centre. From the point of view of safety, a lower speed limit would certainly be a good thing. He always seems to take the opposite point of view to me. He listened patiently to what we all had to say before putting across an alternative point of view. I appreciate and respect your point of view. I can see your point of view, but I think we have to consider the long-term implications. I completely disagree with this point of view. I do not think the article reflects the point of view of the majority of the population. I don’t have a point of view on this issue. If we can talk to her for an hour I’m sure she’ll come around to our point of view. The book tells the story of a murder investigation from the point of view of the chief suspect. Try to see the situation from my point of view. We aren’t shy about expressing our point of view. We can count on him for an objective point of view. We may always have a different point of view about what happened. From the point of view of the universities, the cuts will be a disaster. He has always taken the opposite point of view. I think that’s quite a negative point of view. More time with your partner might be a plus or a minus, depending on your point of view. The book is written from a child’s point of view. These statistics are important from an economic point of view. You have to try to see your opponent’s point of view. You need to have plenty of facts to back up your point of view.
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