in view of

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in view of

  1. Used other than as an idiom: see in,‎ view,‎ of.
    They stopped when they were in view of the town.
  2. (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