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Views and landscapes

view

noun

the ability to see something from a particular place

scene

noun

a view that you can see in a picture or from the place where you are

sight

noun

any place that you can see from where you are

backdrop

noun

everything that you can see behind the main thing you are looking at

panorama

noun

a view of a large area of land or sea

viewpoint

noun

a place from which you can see or watch something

perspective

noun

a view of a large area

prospect

noun

a view of a wide area of land or water, especially from a high place

vista

noun

the view that you can see from a particular place, especially a beautiful view

the lie of the land

the shape of the land around you

property porn

a type of television programme, magazine article, etc which shows off desirable homes …

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chimera

a plan or course of action that is not possible to achieve

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flat design

a type of design used on the web which excludes features which give a three-dimensional effect … and uses simple styles

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