vantage point


Definition of vantage point

: a position or standpoint from which something is viewed or considered especially : point of view

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Examples of vantage point in a Sentence

You can see the whole valley from this vantage point. From our vantage point in the 21st century, it is difficult to imagine life without computers.
Recent Examples on the Web But his vantage point is from outside the locker room. Washington Post, 4 June 2021 From her vantage point at Edina Cinema, Hauglund already has watched the movie business transform from big reels of film delivered via FedEx to tiny electronic chips, while the rise of streaming services — and then the pandemic — kept viewers home. Kim Hyatt, Star Tribune, 2 June 2021 But from another vantage point, the women were efficient in achieving their goals. Julia Shipley, Rolling Stone, 26 May 2021 If Ronaldo could watch a younger version of himself lead the line from his directorial vantage point, his team would be heading in the right direction. Henry Flynn, Forbes, 19 May 2021 From my vantage point, the people who wanted vaccines got them — including hospitality workers, who were prioritized thanks to efforts by worker advocates and disability community activists. Soleil Ho, San Francisco Chronicle, 19 May 2021 Viral video taken from another vantage point shows an officer pump several rounds into the apparently unarmed man’s back. Brooke Singman, Fox News, 26 Aug. 2020 From the vantage point of the season finale, the preceding year feels long and strange. Matthew Love, Vulture, 23 May 2021 Examine your store from the vantage point of group shoppers, particularly younger consumers who are more likely to group shop. Andy Austin, Forbes, 12 May 2021

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First Known Use of vantage point

1847, in the meaning defined above

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13 Jun 2021

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“Vantage point.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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: a position from which something is viewed or considered

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