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English definition of “view”

view

noun (SIGHT)    /vjuː/
A2 [C or U] what you can see from a particular place , or the ability to see from a particular place : The view from the top of the mountain is breathtaking / magnificent / spectacular . The rooftop restaurant affords a panoramic view (= allows you to see a wide area ) across the bay . Don't stand in front of me - you're blocking / obstructing my view of the stage . The cloud lifted , and the tops of the mountains suddenly came into view (= could be seen ). She turned a corner , and disappeared from view/out of view.Scenery and views [C] a picture of a particular place : He paints rural views (= pictures of the countryside ).Pictures in view UK close enough to be seen : I always make sure I keep the children in view whenever we're in a public place .VisibleApparent and obviousShowing and demonstrating on view If something is on view, it is arranged so that it can be seen by the public : The plans for the new road will soon be on view to the public in the library .VisibleApparent and obvious Grammar:ViewGrammar:View as a nounView as a noun means a belief, opinion or idea about something:Grammar:View as a verbWe also use view as a verb to mean ‘hold an opinion’:
(Definition of view noun (SIGHT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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