viewpoint noun

ADJ. alternative, contrasting, different, differing, opposite The magazine likes to publish articles with alternative viewpoints. | narrow I find his viewpoint on this matter very narrow. | extreme | personal | ideological, political | commercial | scientific

VERB + VIEWPOINT express, present, put forward | adopt, take He always takes the opposite viewpoint to the rest of the group. | share I understand her viewpoint, but do not share it. | support He quoted recent test results to support his viewpoint. | look at/see/view sth from Seen from the student's viewpoint, the oral exam can be frightening. | see, understand

PREP. from the ~ of From the viewpoint of teachers, there has been a great increase in work.

PHRASES from a purely … viewpoint From a purely commercial viewpoint, the film was a failure.