perspective


perspective
01. Living in a foreign culture helps you to gain a different [perspective] on life.
02. Sergio has an interesting [perspective] on the Mexican election because his uncle is a member of the Opposition party.
03. Children's drawings don't generally show much sense of [perspective].
04. The building in the painting is out of [perspective]; it appears much too small.
05. The early death of his business partner due to overwork has given him a new [perspective] on life.
06. It is always interesting to read about one's own country and its culture from the [perspective] of recent immigrants.
07. His newspaper column offers the left wing [perspective] on today's political and social issues.
08. As you get older, and gain more experience, you may develop a different [perspective] on life.
09. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said that our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe, our class, and our nation, and this means we must develop a world [perspective].
10. From the [perspective] of those involved in the export business in Canada, the low value of the Canadian dollar is not always considered as something bad.
11. Paintings of the Middle Ages didn't really show much [perspective]; everything looked flat.
12. Youth activist Craig Kielburger once observed that the [perspective] of children is desperately needed if we are to create a better and safer world for children, for youth, for everybody.
13. Case studies are used by researchers in psychology to gain a historical [perspective], which often helps in forming hypotheses about the causes of a psychological disturbance.
14. Different cultures have very different [perspectives] on death. For some it is the end; for others it is a new beginning.
15. An effective way to integrate concepts is to attempt to examine them from a variety of [perspectives].

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  • PERSPECTIVE — Par sa situation au carrefour de la science, de la culture humaniste et de la pratique artistique, la perspective, comme tout autre thème interdisciplinaire, échappe à un traitement conceptuel univoque. Dans son acception technique, le terme… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • perspective — PERSPECTIVE. s. f. Cette partie de l Optique qui enseigne à representer les objets selon la difference que l éloignement y apporte, soit pour la figure, soit pour la couleur. Ce Peintre entend bien la perspective, les regles de la perspective. la …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Perspective — Per*spec tive, n. [F. perspective, fr. perspectif: cf. It. perspettiva. See {Perspective}, a.] 1. A glass through which objects are viewed. [Obs.] Not a perspective, but a mirror. Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is seen through an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Perspective — may mean:Literally, in visual topics: * Perspective (visual), the way in which objects appear to the eye * Perspective (graphical), representing the effects of visual perspective in drawingsMetaphorically, in relation to cognitive topics: *… …   Wikipedia

  • Perspective — Per*spec tive, a. [L. perspicere, perspectum, to look through; per + spicere, specere, to look: cf. F. perspectif; or from E. perspective, n. See {Spy}, n.] 1. Of or pertaining to the science of vision; optical. [Obs.] Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • perspective — [pər spek′tiv] adj. [ME < LL perspectivus < L perspicere, to look through < per, through + specere, to look: see SPY] 1. of perspective 2. drawn in perspective n. [ME perspectif < ML (ars) perspectiva, perspective (art)] 1. the art of …   English World dictionary

  • Perspective — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Perspective álbum de estudio de Jason Becker Publicación 1996 Género(s) Metal neoclásico …   Wikipedia Español

  • Perspective 66 — Album par Eddy Mitchell Sortie 1965 Label Barclay Albums de Eddy Mitchell …   Wikipédia en Français

  • perspective — late 14c., science of optics, from O.Fr. perspective, from M.L. perspectiva ars science of optics, from fem. of perspectivus of sight, optical from L. perspectus, pp. of perspicere inspect, look through, from per through + specere look at (see… …   Etymology dictionary

  • perspective — In its 17c meaning ‘mental point of view or way of regarding something’, perspective has developed a special use with on followed by the name of a subject or intellectual domain: Perspectives on Thomas Hobbes (book title, 1989) …   Modern English usage

  • Perspective — (v. lat.), 1) Lehre von den Projectionen sichtbarer Gegenstände, auf ebenen durchsichtigen Tafeln; ist von Ch. Wolf als ein Theil der Optik zur angewandten Mathematik gezogen worden. Doch ist sie nur eine Anwendung der Geometrie für einen… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon