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outlook

noun
     
out‧look [countable]
1 your general attitude to life and the world
outlook on
He's got a good outlook on life.
Exercise will improve your looks and your outlook.
positive/optimistic outlook
She still has an optimistic outlook for the future.
2 [usually singular] what is expected to happen in the future
outlook for
The outlook for the weekend is unsettled, with periods of heavy rain.
The outlook for sufferers from this disease is bleak.
economic/financial/political etc outlook
a gloomy economic outlook in Western Europe
3 a view from a particular place:
a very pleasing outlook from the bedroom window

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