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Displayed openly or publicly. I love having so much natural light in my office, but I don't like being on view to everyone on the street. There's a new exhibition on view at the museum.
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visible; on public display. The painting will be on view at the museum. III pull the shades so that we won't be on view.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
So as to be seen, as in They will put the antiques on view an hour before the auction begins. [Mid-1800s]
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
on ˈviewshown or displayed to the public: A lot of exciting new designs are on view at the Boat Show this year.
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Placed so as to be seen; exhibited.
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