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in view of

Definition of in view of

  1. 1 :  so as to be seen by (someone) <The robbery was committed in (full) view of a group of tourists.>

  2. 2 :  when thinking about or considering (something) <His current support of the plan is surprising in view of his earlier opposition.>

  3. 3 :  because of (something) <In view of the fact that your payment is late, you'll have to pay a fine.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  extent or range of vision :  sight

    :  the act of seeing or examining :  inspection

    :  survey

  1. :  to look at attentively :  scrutinize, observe

    :  see, watch

    :  to look on in a particular light :  regard

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mysterious, holy, or spiritual

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