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English definition of “standpoint”

standpoint

noun [C]     /ˈstænd.pɔɪnt/
C2 a set of beliefs and ideas from which opinions and decisions are formed: "I have to put aside my emotions," he says, "and consider it from a professional standpoint."Opinions, beliefs and points of view
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