point of view
Calque of French point de vue.
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point of view (plural points of view)
- A position from which something is seen; outlook; standpoint.
- From an economist's point of view, business is all about money.
- 1918, W[illiam] B[abington] Maxwell, chapter XXII, in The Mirror and the Lamp, Indianapolis, Ind.: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, →OCLC:
- From another point of view, it was a place without a soul. The well-to-do had hearts of stone; the rich were brutally bumptious; the Press, the Municipality, all the public men, were ridiculously, vaingloriously self-satisfied.
- 2008, BioWare, Mass Effect (Science Fiction), Redwood City: Electronic Arts, →ISBN, →OCLC, PC, scene: Protheans: Cipher Codex entry:
- It has been suggested that Prothean data recording is highly dependent on a certain point of view, what Carl Jung described as the collective unconscious. The 'cipher' needed to comprehend the images implanted in Shepard's mind is the cultural knowledge of a Prothean: the archetypes, biological instincts, and common experiences universal to the race.
- An attitude, opinion, or set of beliefs.
- His point of view is that there is only one true religion.
- (literary theory) 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.
position from which something is seen; outlook; standpoint
attitude, opinion, or set of beliefs
- ^ Douglas Harper (2001–2023), “point of view”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.
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- “point of view”, in Dictionary.com Unabridged, Dictionary.com, LLC, 1995–present.
- "point of view" in Encarta® World English Dictionary [North American Edition] © & (P)2007 Microsoft Corporation.