Meaning of standpoint

stand•point

Pronunciation: (stand'point"), [key]
— n.
  1. the point or place at which a person stands to view something.
  2. the mental position, attitude, etc., from which a person views and judges things: From the lawyer's standpoint, her client is right.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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