standpoint

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noun stand·point \-ˌpȯint\

Definition of standpoint

  1. :  a position from which objects or principles are viewed and according to which they are compared and judged

Examples of standpoint in a Sentence

  1. From an economic standpoint, the policy is sound.

  2. I never thought about it from that standpoint before.

1829

First Known Use of standpoint

1829


STANDPOINT Defined for English Language Learners

standpoint

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noun stand·point \-ˌpȯint\

Definition of standpoint for English Language Learners

  • : a way in which something is thought about or considered


STANDPOINT Defined for Kids

standpoint

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noun stand·point \ˈstand-ˌpȯint\

Definition of standpoint for Students

  1. :  a way in which things are thought about :  point of view



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