[ vyoo-point ]
/ ˈvyuˌpɔɪnt /


a place affording a view of something; position of observation: to sketch a river from the viewpoint of a bluff.
an attitude of mind, or the circumstances of an individual that conduce to such an attitude: new marketing techniques seen from the consumer's viewpoint.

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Origin of viewpoint

1855–60; alteration of point of view, modeled on standpoint Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for viewpoint

/ (ˈvjuːˌpɔɪnt) /


the mental attitude that determines a person's opinions or judgments; point of view
a place from which something can be viewed
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