in view


1

Also, within view. Visible, in sight, as in The end of the project is in view, or The mountains are just within view. [Mid-1500s]

2

Under consideration, as in Let's keep this suggestion in view while we talk about the project. [Mid-1600s]

3

As an end or goal one aims at. For example, With the coming election in view, we should present a united front on the issues. [Early 1700s] Also see in view of.

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