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viewnoun

 us   /vju/

view noun (SIGHT)

[C/U] what you can see from a particular place, or the ability to see from a particular place: [U] She turned a corner and disappeared from view. [C] Our room had spectacular views of the mountains.

view noun (OPINION)

[C] a way of looking at something; an opinion: It’s our view that it’s time we did something and stopped just talking! He takes a pessimistic view of our chances of success. The meeting was an opportunity for the two leaders to exchange views.

viewverb [T]

 us   /vju/

view verb [T] (OPINION)

to look at or consider something: How do you view your chances of getting that job?
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