English [ edit ]
( point of view plural )
points of view
position from which something is seen; outlook; standpoint.
From an economist's point of view, business is all about money. 1918, W. B. Maxwell, chapter 22, in : The Mirror and the Lamp 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. 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.
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Translations [ edit ]
position from which something is seen; outlook; standpoint
وِجْهَة نَظَر f ( wijhat naẓar ) Catalan:
punt de vista (ca) m Chinese:
Mandarin: 觀點 , (zh) 观点 (zh) ( guāndiǎn ), 角度 (zh) ( jiǎodù ) Czech:
hledisko (cs) n Esperanto:
vidpunkto (eo) Estonian:
, vaatenurk , perspektiiv vaatevinkel Finnish:
näkökulma , (fi) näkökanta (fi) French:
point de vue (fr) Galician:
punto de vista (gl) m German:
Blickpunkt , m Perspektive (de) , f Ansicht (de) , f Sicht (de) , f Blickwinkel (de) m Greek:
άποψη (el) f ( ápopsi ), θεώρηση (el) f ( theórisi ), θέση (el) f ( thési ) Hungarian:
nézőpont , (hu) szempont (hu) Italian:
punto di vista (it) m Japanese:
観点 (ja) ( かんてん, kanten ) Kazakh: көзқарас ( közqaras )
attitude, opinion, or set of beliefs
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
"point of view" in Encarta® World English Dictionary [North American Edition] © & (P)2007 Microsoft Corporation.
"point of view" in the Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006. Random House Webster's Unabridged Electronic Dictionary, 1987-1996.