vantage point Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “vantage point” in the English Dictionary

"vantage point" in British English

See all translations

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

See all translations

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)
What is the pronunciation of vantage point?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day


(a plan showing) the subjects or books to be studied in a particular course, especially a course that leads to an exam

Word of the Day

Out of Africa
Out of Africa
by Colin McIntosh,
October 01, 2015
A recent discovery off the coast of the island of Taiwan, made by local fishermen, is causing scientists to re-examine their ideas about early humans. The skull of a male human, now nicknamed Penghu Man, was found to differ significantly from the skulls of the Homo Erectus species previously known in the

Read More 

face training noun
face training noun
October 05, 2015
a system of facial exercises designed to tone the facial muscles and improve the skin

Read More