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point of view

a way of thinking about something; [someone's] viewpoint; an attitude or expression of self-interest. From my point of view, all this talk is a waste of time. lean understand her point of view. She has made some good observations about the problem.
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point of view

An attitude or standpoint, how one sees or thinks of something. For example, From the manufacturer's point of view, the critical issue is cost. This expression, originally alluding to one's vantage point in seeing a building or painting or other object, dates from the early 1700s.
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From the point of view of structuring the system o parties and of ideological pluralism, the current Romanian political system restores totalitarianism under the mask of democracy.
It is to McIntyre's credit that he brings together a number of different paradigms such as point of view, deictic shifts, possible worlds, and mind style in order to illuminate the specific question of point of view in plays.
It is meaningless in modern science to say that forms of creatures exist in, you might say, the imaginal or subtle world, in the world above this material world and that at a particular moment in the history of the material cosmos they are crystallized--which is really what the Islamic point of view asserts--and they are crystallized in accordance to the Will of God and His knowledge and always in accordance with the conditions that God has set for a particular cosmos.
We next discuss yet another learning benefit of the assignment; that is, once having engaged in the critical and higher-order thinking just described, students must still communicate their point of view in a persuasive manner to others.
A compelling example of the power of point of view is the budding movement in financial services to embrace Enterprise Risk Management, which focuses on thinking about, measuring and managing a firm's overall combination of risks and returns.
To the contrary, it could be that each point of view is valid based on the scope of observation.
From my point of view, it contained two salient errors of fact: one, it claimed the first issue of POV was published in 1992; and two, that "Paul Jay stepped forward with the idea of starting an annual documentary film festival .
Garces studies these works from the point of view of the therapeutic effect of writing.
Nationwide, there is a new emphasis on business continuity and disaster recovery planning, not only from a technology point of view, but also from a holistic point of view.
The shifting points of view and subtle emotional shading of The Way the Crow Flies may also owe something to MacDonald's background as an actor: "Once you inhabit a point of view, you make that character quite powerful," she points out.
Their collective interest in records retention has increased considerably in the past decade, and there are now available reference works on the topic that consider it from corporate counsel's point of view.
I'm saying you can't be a Catholic in good standing and hold that point of view.
But in conversations we had while waiting for files to load and discs to burn, I realized that Kucera's keyboard wizardry and buzzing equipment played second fiddle to a keen intellect interested in overlapping questions about duration, simultaneity, location, motion, point of view, and perspective, and in how shifting these factors might influence spatiotemporal perception, experiential comprehension, memory organizat ion, and the construction/conception of self.
The Bible is therefore written from the Hebrew point of view--the point of view of the victors.
It's absolutely vital that we have organizations like the Frances Clark Center that are looking at something in-depth and that have a point of view, enhancing everything they do.