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English definition of “view”

view

noun (OPINION)    /vjuː/
B1 [C] an opinion, belief, or idea, or a way of thinking about something: Do you have any views about/on what we should do now? In my view, her criticisms were completely justified. [+ that] It's my view that the price is much too high. Many people have/hold/share/take the view that children should not be smacked. Everyone will have a chance to make their views known at the meeting. We had a friendly exchange of views (= discussion). I take a very dim/poor view of this kind of behaviour (= think that this type of behaviour is unacceptable).Opinions, beliefs and points of view world view a way of thinking about the world: Our world view is quite different from that of writers in the fourth century BC.Opinions, beliefs and points of view
(Definition of view noun (OPINION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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