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point of view

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An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all.
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Etymology

calqued on French phrase point de vue

Noun

Singular
point of view

Plural
points of view

point of view (points of view)
  1. A position from which something is seen; outlook; standpoint.
    From an economist's point of view, business is all about money.
  2. An attitude, opinion, or set of beliefs.
    His point of view is that there is only one true religion.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) 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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References

  • "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.

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