vantage point Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “vantage point” in the English Dictionary

"vantage point" in British English

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vantage pointnoun

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

vantage point noun (PLACE)

[C] a ​place, ​especially a high ​place, that ​provides a good, ​clearview of an ​area: Fromourlofty vantage ​point, we could ​see the ​cityspread out below us.

vantage point noun (OPINION)

[C usually singular] formal a ​particularpersonal way of ​thinking or set of ​opinions: The ​documentarycontains a first-hand ​description of ​politicallife in Havana from the vantage ​point of a ​seniorbureaucrat.
(Definition of vantage point from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"vantage point" in American English

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vantage pointnoun [C]

 us   /ˈvæn·tɪdʒˌpɔɪnt/
a ​place that ​provides a good ​view: From ​our vantage point ​atop the ​mountain, we could ​see the ​wholecity below. A vantage point is also a way of ​thinking or a set of ​opinionsbased on ​yourparticularsituation: I ​asked him how, from his vantage point, the ​media have ​changed over the ​years.
(Definition of vantage point from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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