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point of viewnoun [C]

 us   /ˈpɔɪnt əv ˈvyu/ (also viewpoint)
a person’s ​opinion or ​particular way of ​thinking about something: We’re ​interested in ​hearing all points of view. literature Point of view is also the ​voice in which a ​story is told and ​itsrelationship to the ​events in the ​story. art In a ​painting or ​photograph, the point of view is the ​place where the ​artistchooses to ​stand and what this ​tells you about the ​subject.
(Definition of point of view from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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point of viewnoun [C]

uk   us   (plural points of view)
a way of considering something: from a point of view From a purely practical ​point of view, his suggestion was unworkable.
a person's ​opinion: Always be prepared to listen to your ​staffmembers' ​points of view.
(Definition of point of view from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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