outlook

[ out-look ]
/ ˈaʊtˌlʊk /

noun

the view or prospect from a particular place.
mental attitude or view; point of view: one's outlook on life.
prospect of the future: the political outlook.
the place from which an observer looks out; lookout.
the act or state of looking out.
a watch kept; vigilance; lookout: a careful outlook to prevent forest fires.

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Origin of outlook

First recorded in 1660–70; out- + look
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British Dictionary definitions for outlook

outlook
/ (ˈaʊtˌlʊk) /

noun

a mental attitude or point of view
the probable or expected condition or outcome of somethingthe weather outlook
the view from a place
view or prospect
the act or state of looking out
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