vantage point

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈvɑːntɪd͡ʒ ˌpɔɪ̯nt/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈvæntɪd͡ʒ ˌpɔɪ̯nt/


vantage point (plural vantage points)

  1. A place or position affording a good view.
    The hill provided the troops an excellent vantage point to scout for the enemy.
  2. A point of view; perspective; outlook; standpoint.
    It may be difficult for us to understand the motivations of these people from our 21st century vantage point.
  3. (photography) A camera angle.