Meaning of “bird's-eye view” in the English Dictionary

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"bird's-eye view" in American English

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bird's-eye viewnoun [ C usually sing ]

/ˈbɜrdˌzɑɪ ˈvju/

the ability to look at something from a very high place so that you see a large area below you:

From the top of this building, you can get a bird’s-eye view of the city.

(Definition of “bird's-eye view” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)