point of view

,point of `view (plural ,points of `view) noun count **
a way of judging a situation based on a particular aspect:
from a scientific/political/religious etc. point of view: Looking at it from a scientific point of view, the discovery is extremely important.
from the point of view of something: From the point of view of safety, the proposed measures are a significant improvement.
a. your personal judgment or opinion about something:
From my point of view, the president hasn't done enough to help poor people.
My husband and I have different points of view on home schooling.

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • point of view — point of view, viewpoint, standpoint, angle, slant denote the position or attitude that determines which aspect of an object of contemplation is seen or presented. Point of view, viewpoint, and standpoint are often interchangeable, but point of… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • point of view — plural points of view n 1.) a particular way of thinking about or judging a situation scientific/technical/business etc point of view ▪ From an economic point of view , the new development will benefit the town greatly. 2.) someone s own personal …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Point of View — Graphics Logo de Point of View Graphics Création 2000 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Point of view — View View, n. [OF. veue, F. vue, fr. OF. veoir to see, p. p. veu, F. voir, p. p. vu, fr. L. videre to see. See {Vision}, and cl. {Interview}, {Purview}, {Review}, {Vista}.] 1. The act of seeing or beholding; sight; look; survey; examination by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • point of view — {n.} Attitude; opinion. * /From the American point of view, Fidel Castro is a bad neighbor to have./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • point of view — {n.} Attitude; opinion. * /From the American point of view, Fidel Castro is a bad neighbor to have./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • point of view — UK US noun [C] (plural points of view) ► a way of considering something: from a point of view »From a purely practical point of view, his suggestion was unworkable. ► a person s opinion: »Always be prepared to listen to your staff members points… …   Financial and business terms

  • Point of View — (Саймонстаун,Южно Африканская Республика) Категория отеля: Адрес: 8 Meryl Road, 7975 …   Каталог отелей

  • Point of view — Point Point, n. [F. point, and probably also pointe, L. punctum, puncta, fr. pungere, punctum, to prick. See {Pungent}, and cf. {Puncto}, {Puncture}.] 1. That which pricks or pierces; the sharp end of anything, esp. the sharp end of a piercing… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • point of view — is largely interchangeable with standpoint and viewpoint. The reference of all three is general; when the use refers to an opinion on a specific matter view (alone) or opinion is often a better choice: Their point of view is largely traditional… …   Modern English usage


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