point of view: Meaning and Definition of

point' of view'

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  1. a specified or stated manner of consideration or appraisal; standpoint: from the point of view of a doctor.
  2. an opinion, attitude, or judgment: He refuses to change his point of view in the matter.
  3. the position of the narrator in relation to the story, as indicated by the narrator's outlook from which the events are depicted and by the attitude toward the characters.
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