point of view

noun phrase

Definition of point of view

: a position or perspective from which something is considered or evaluated : standpoint

First Known Use of point of view

1793, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of point of view was in 1793

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point of view

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“Point of view.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/point%20of%20view. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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point of view

noun
plural points of view

Kids Definition of point of view

: a way of looking at or thinking about something

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