point of view
Date: 1720 a position or perspective from which something is considered or evaluated ; standpoint

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • 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 — 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 — {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

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  • Point of View (short story) — Point of View is a short story by Isaac Asimov that first appeared in Boys Life magazine in 1975. Due to the poor reception it received, it was only reprinted in the collection The Complete Robot in 1982. It is one of a loosely connected series… …   Wikipedia

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  • The Point of View of My Work as an Author — The Point of View For my Work as an Author (subtitle: A Direct Communication, Report to History) is an autobiographical account of the 19th century Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard s use of his pseudonyms. It was written in 1848, published in …   Wikipedia

  • Grothendieck's relative point of view — is a heuristic applied in certain abstract mathematical situations, with a rough meaning of taking for consideration families of objects explicitly depending on parameters, as the basic field of study, rather than a single such object. It is… …   Wikipedia

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