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Date: 1800-1900
Origin: vantage (1300-1400) from Old French avantage; ADVANTAGE

vantage point

noun
     
van‧tage point also vantage [countable]
1 a good position from which you can see something:
From my vantage point on the hill, I could see the whole procession.
2 a way of thinking about things that comes from your own particular situation or experiences [= point of view]:
The whole dispute looked silly from my vantage point.

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