a window on the world
window on the world
A means of experiencing or learning about parts of the world beyond one's immediate surroundings or situation. Kids are spoiled rotten with the amount they can learn and see on the internet. In my day, the only window on the world was whatever books the local library had.
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a ˌwindow on the ˈworlda way of learning about other people and other countries: News programmes try to provide a window on the world.
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