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Significado de “perspective” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "perspective" - Diccionario Inglés

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uk   /pəˈspek.tɪv/  us   /pɚˈspek.tɪv/
  • perspective noun (THOUGHT)

C1 [C] a ​particular way of ​considering something: Her ​attitudelends a ​fresh perspective to the ​subject. He writes from a ​Marxist perspective. Because of ​itsgeographicalposition, Germany's perspective on the ​situation in Russia is very different from Washington's.
get/keep sth in perspective
C2 to ​think about a ​situation or ​problem in a ​wise and ​reasonable way: You must ​keep things in perspective - the ​overallsituation isn't really that ​bad.
put sth in(to) perspective
C2 to ​compare something to other things so that it can be ​accurately and ​fairlyjudged: Total ​investments for this ​yearreached $53 million, and, to put this into perspective, ​investments this ​year were ​double those made in 2013.

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  • I'd like to get someone else's perspective on this.
  • You're ​approaching the ​problem from a ​completely different perspective.
  • In a few ​years he might have a different perspective.
  • Why don't you ​think of this from a child's perspective?
  • When my Mum ​died it gave me a ​whole new perspective on ​life.
  • perspective noun (ART)

[U] the way that ​objectsappearsmaller when they are ​further away and the way ​parallellinesappear to ​meet each other at a ​point in the ​distance: In 15th-century Italy, ​artistsrediscovered the ​rules of perspective.
in perspective
An ​object or ​person that is in perspective has the ​correctsize and ​position in ​comparison with other things in the ​picture.
out of perspective
An ​object or ​person that is out of perspective does not have the ​correctsize or ​position in ​comparison with other things in the ​picture, and ​therefore does not ​lookreal or ​natural.
(Definition of perspective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "perspective" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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 us   /pərˈspek·tɪv/
  • perspective noun (VIEW)

[C/U] a ​particular way of ​viewing things that ​depends on one’s ​experience and ​personality: [C] He ​brings a new perspective to the ​job. [C] From a ​social perspective, I am very much a ​liberal, ​although my ​economicpolicies are very ​conservative.
[C/U] Perspective also ​means the ​ability to ​consider things in ​relation to one another ​accurately and ​fairly: [U] With more ​maturity and ​experience, you will ​graduallyacquire perspective.
in perspective
If something is in perspective, it is ​considered as ​part of a ​completesituation so that you have an ​accurate and ​fairunderstanding of it: Let's ​try to ​talk about both ​sides of the ​issue and put it in perspective.
  • perspective noun (ART)

art [U] the ​method by which ​solidobjectsdrawn or painted on a ​flatsurface are given the ​appearance of ​depth and ​distance
(Definition of perspective from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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