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Point of view

Point of view



(1)   The spatial property of the position from which something is observed
(2)   A mental position from which things are viewed
"We should consider this problem from the viewpoint of the Russians"
"Teaching history gave him a special point of view toward current events"


  1. A position from which something is seen; outlook; standpoint.
    From an economist's point of view, business is all about money.
  2. An attitude, opinion, or set of beliefs.
    His point of view is that there is only one true religion.
  3. The perspective from which a narrative is related.
    The storyline in the film The Usual Suspects is presented from the point of view of an unreliable narrator.

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