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standpoint (n.)

1829, from stand (v.) + point (n.). A loan-translation of German Standpunkt. Century Dictionary calls it "a word objected to by purists."

updated on November 22, 2013

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Definitions of standpoint from WordNet

standpoint (n.)
a mental position from which things are viewed;
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