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viewpoint

noun
     
view‧point [countable]
1 a particular way of thinking about a problem or subject [= point of view]
from somebody's viewpoint/from the viewpoint of somebody/something
Try and think of it from the child's viewpoint.
The islands were important from the viewpoint of American security.
viewpoint on
the Church's viewpoint on divorce
political/scientific/feminist etc viewpoint
From an ecological viewpoint, the motorway has been a disaster.
2 a place from which you can see something:
Different viewpoints produce different images.

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