standpoint

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

stand +‎ point, a calque of German Standpunkt. Similar constructions used in other languages, such as Japanese 立場 (たちば, tachiba) meaning standing place.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

standpoint (plural standpoints)

  1. Point of view; perspective
    Bathing once a month may save time, but from a cleanliness standpoint, it's not effective.

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