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vantage point

noun uk   /ˈvɑːn.tɪdʒˌpɔɪnt/ us    /ˈvæn.t̬ɪdʒ-/

vantage point noun (PLACE)

[C] a place, especially a high place, that provides a good, clear view of an area: From our lofty vantage point, we could see the city spread out below us.

vantage point noun (OPINION)

[C usually singular] formal a particular personal way of thinking or set of opinions: The documentary contains a first-hand description of political life in Havana from the vantage point of a senior bureaucrat.
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