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verb [transitive] view pronunciation in British English /vjuː/
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present tense
present participleviewing
past tenseviewed
past participleviewed
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  1. 1
    to think about or consider a subject or issue in a particular way
    Chris and I view the role of education somewhat differently.
    view someone/something as: The Internet is viewed by many as a revolutionary educational tool.
    view something with suspicion/scepticism/concern/alarm etc: The arms treaty was viewed with suspicion.
  2. 2
    to look at or watch something
    view something from something: Viewed from the road, the wall looked too high to climb.
    1. a.
      formal to look at something carefully or in detail
      Would you like to make an appointment to view the property?
    2. b.
      to look at information on a computer screen
      To view the next page, press ‘tab’.


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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