in view of
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- (idiomatic) considering.
- 2013 June 16, John Lichfield, “Forget Russia's problems – it's France that's almost Bolshevik, says Gérard Depardieu”, in The Independent:
- France, he said, was “almost a Bolshevik country”, in view of the “hidden scandals” such as that of the former Budget minister Jerome Cahuza
- Used other than figuratively or idiomatically: see in, view, of.
- They stopped when they were in view of the town.