point of view Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of “point of view” - English Dictionary

Definition of "point of view" - American English Dictionary

See all translations

point of viewnoun [C]

 us   /ˈpɔɪnt əv ˈvyu/ (also viewpoint)
a person’s ​opinion or ​particular way of ​thinking about something: We’re ​interested in ​hearing all points of view. literature Point of view is also the ​voice in which a ​story is told and ​itsrelationship to the ​events in the ​story. art In a ​painting or ​photograph, the point of view is the ​place where the ​artistchooses to ​stand and what this ​tells you about the ​subject.
(Definition of point of view from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Definition of "point of view" - British English Dictionary

See all translations

point of viewnoun [C]

uk   us   (plural points of view)
B2 a way of ​considering something: From a ​purelypracticalpoint of ​view, the ​house is too ​small. From a ​medicalpoint of ​view, there was no need for the ​operation.B2 an ​opinion: You have to be ​willing to see (= ​understand) other people's ​points of ​view. I ​appreciate that fromyourpoint of ​view it's an ​unwelcomedevelopment.
(Definition of point of view from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Definition of "point of view" - Business English Dictionary

See all translations

point of viewnoun [C]

uk   us   (plural points of view)
a way of considering something: from a point of view From a purely practical ​point of view, his suggestion was unworkable.
a person's ​opinion: Always be prepared to listen to your ​staffmembers' ​points of view.
(Definition of point of view from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of point of view?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day
public school

in England, an expensive type of private school (= school paid for by parents not by the government)

Word of the Day

Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
by Cambridge Dictionaries Online,
August 27, 2015
The English language is constantly changing. You know that. But did you know that at Cambridge Dictionaries Online we keep track of the changes? We continually add new words and new meanings to our online dictionary for learners of English. Some of them are new to English entirely (neologisms), and some

Read More 

hyperpalatable adjective
hyperpalatable adjective
August 24, 2015
describes food with heightened levels of sugar and salt, intended to be extremely appealing In Brazil, where the prevalence of overweight and obese adults has doubled since 1980, crisps, biscuits, energy bars and sugary drinks formulated to be ‘hyper-palatable’ are much more widely eaten than previously.

Read More