worldview
noun Date: 1858 weltanschauung

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  • worldview — [wʉrld′vyo͞o΄] n. a comprehensive, esp. personal, philosophy or conception of the world and of human life * * * world·view (wûrldʹvyo͞o ) n. In both senses also called Weltanschauung. 1. The overall perspective from which one sees and interprets… …   Universalium

  • worldview — 1858, from WORLD (Cf. world) + VIEW (Cf. view), translating Ger. WELTANSCHAUUNG (Cf. weltanschauung) …   Etymology dictionary

  • worldview — [wʉrld′vyo͞o΄] n. a comprehensive, esp. personal, philosophy or conception of the world and of human life …   English World dictionary

  • worldview —    Derived from the German term Weltanshauung, the word worldview refers to the set of basic beliefs that shape the way one views the world. Given their fundamental status, these beliefs are typically argued from rather than argued for, though it …   Christian Philosophy

  • worldview — noun a) Ones personal view of the world and how one interprets it. The Elizabethan worldview differs from a modern worldview. b) The totality of ones beliefs about reality …   Wiktionary

  • worldview —  Мировоззрение …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • worldview — world•view [[t]ˈwɜrldˌvyu[/t]] n. cvb Weltanschauung* • Etymology: 1855–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • worldview — …   Useful english dictionary

  • WorldView-1 — Заказчик …   Википедия

  • WorldView-1 — is a commercial earth observation satellite owned by DigitalGlobe. It was launched September 18, 2007, and DigitalGlobe plans to launch another, similar satellite after its construction is finished in late 2008. [cite web | url =… …   Wikipedia

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