AskDefine | Define viewpoint

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1 a mental position from which things are viewed; "we should consider this problem from the viewpoint of the Russians"; "teaching history gave him a special point of view toward current events" [syn: point of view, stand, standpoint]
2 a place from which something can be viewed; "from that vantage point he could survey the whole valley" [syn: vantage point]

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  1. The position from which something is observed or considered; an angle, outlook or point of view


see point of view

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viewpoint in German: Standpunkt
viewpoint in Ido: Vid-punto
viewpoint in Russian: Точка зрения

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