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1An attitude to or outlook on issues, typically arising from one's circumstances or beliefs.‘she writes on religion from the standpoint of a believer’
point of view, viewpoint, vantage point, attitude, stance, stand, view, opinion, position, way of thinking, frame of mind, outlook, perspective, angle, slantView synonyms
- ‘Nor, it seems clear, does he purport to be a committed Christian, speaking from the standpoint of religious belief.’
- ‘First of all, that's another problem from the standpoint of who you are as the viewer.’
- ‘But what would the history of ideas look like from the standpoint of the victims?’
- ‘From the standpoint of the liberal economists, all this is fine.’
- ‘It must be applied from the standpoint of the community and not from the subjective viewpoint of the developer.’
- ‘This forces us to think in terms of all modern economy from the standpoint of Vernadsky.’
- ‘In many cases, it is also the right strategy from the standpoint of economic efficiency.’
- ‘From the standpoint of a judge or legislator, this makes all the difference in the world.’
- ‘The enterprise is examined both from an industry-wide viewpoint and from the standpoint of the individual firm.’
- ‘In the chapters that follow we consider these issues from the standpoint of a variety of aspects of life in modern Britain.’
- ‘We knew that it was going to be tough from the standpoint of family separation.’
- ‘But the situation changes when the issue is examined from the standpoint of the economy as a whole.’
- ‘From the standpoint of women whose primary goal in life is career advancement, these are sobering findings.’
- ‘From the standpoint of the South, the growing industrial and economic power of the North seemed a real threat.’
- ‘Dare says its designers did not begin from the standpoint of maximising profit.’
- ‘Even worse from the standpoint of democracy is the unequal treatment of males and females.’
- ‘Of course, Heckman was speaking strictly from the standpoint of an academic.’
- ‘The real question, is it safe from the standpoint of public utilities to get back into the area?’
- ‘All of this is quite true, from the standpoint of conventional narrative.’
- ‘Vernadsky defined the biosphere in a rigorous way, from the standpoint of geology.’
- 1.1 The position from which someone is able to view a scene or an object.
- ‘To view them from a central standpoint, one has to step over the actual paintings.’
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