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vantage point

a position or place that affords a wide or advantageous perspective; viewpoint:
to survey a valley from the vantage point of a high hill.
Origin of vantage point
1860-65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • There are dozens of illuminating moments in these narratives told from the vantage point of participants and witnesses.
  • They are incredibly charismatic animals from my distant vantage point.
  • The system is, in a sense, symmetrical: the milling atoms look the same whatever the observer's vantage point.
  • From this vantage point, the rhetoric of consumer power begins to lose credibility.
  • Full reddish tinge to the entire moon from our vantage point, or that's what we've been told anyway.
  • It's limited with how much you could see from that vantage point.
  • From the crew's vantage point, too, the flight probably appeared to be running smoothly.
British Dictionary definitions for vantage point

vantage point

a position or place that allows one a wide or favourable overall view of a scene or situation
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