perspective

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Perspective is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

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Singular
perspective

Plural
perspectives

A drawing showing perspective
  1. (countable) A perspective is a way of looking at or thinking about something.
    The British media give a completely different perspective from CNN.
    He has to look at everything from an international perspective.
    The book provides a fresh perspective on the lives of young airmen during the war.
  2. (uncountable) Perspective is the ability to think about things in a reasonable way.
    He's lost all perspective when it comes to this job.
  3. (uncountable) Perspective is a way to show three dimensions in a two-dimensional image.

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