US: /pɝˈspɛktɪv/
UK: /pəspˈɛktɪv/

English Vietnamese dictionary

perspective /pə'spektiv/
  • danh từ
    • luật xa gần; phối cảnh
    • tranh vẽ luật xa gần; hình phối cảnh
    • cảnh trông xa; (nghĩa bóng) viễn cảnh, triển vọng; tương lai, tiến độ
    • tính từ
      • theo luật xa gần; theo phối cảnh
        • perspective figuers: hình phối cảnh
      • trông xa; (thuộc) viễn cảnh, về triển vọng, về tiến độ

    Advanced English dictionary

    + noun
    1 [C] ~ (on sth) a particular attitude towards sth; a way of thinking about sth: a global perspective + Try to see the issue from a different perspective. + a report that looks at the education system from the perspective of deaf people + His experience abroad provides a wider perspective on the problem. + Recent events seem less serious when put into an international perspective.
    2 [U] the ability to think about problems and decisions in a reasonable way without exaggerating their importance: She was aware that she was losing all sense of perspective. + Try to keep these issues in perspective. + Talking to others can often help to put your own problems into perspective. + It is important not to let things get out of perspective.
    3 [U] the art of creating an effect of depth and distance in a picture by representing people and things that are far away as being smaller than those that are nearer the front: The artist plays with perspective to confuse the eye. + We learnt how to draw buildings in perspective. + The tree on the left is out of perspective.
    4 [C] a view, especially one in which you can see far into the distance: a perspective of the whole valley

    Thesaurus dictionary

    1 (point of) view, viewpoint, standpoint, prospect, vantage point, position, angle, Colloq where one is coming from:
    I can see that my view would be illogical from his perspective.
    2 attitude, position, angle, approach, sentiment, outlook, lookout:
    Management has a different perspective on what is good for the company.

    Collocation dictionary

    1 in art


    distorted | horizontal, vertical


    in ~, out of ~
    That tree is out of perspective.


    the laws of perspective

    2 attitude to sth


    different, new | broader, wider | proper, true
    We can now see things in their true perspective.
    | cultural, historical, political, social, theoretical, etc.


    get sth in/into, place sth in/into, put sth in/into, see sth in
    Her death put everything else into perspective.
    | gain, get, put
    When you reach middle age you get a different perspective on life. This website puts a completely different perspective on world news.
    | keep | lose | adopt
    The book adopts a historical perspective.
    | shift | provide


    from the ~ of
    We should view this from the perspective of the people involved.
    | in/into ~
    Let's get this into perspective.
    | ~ in
    a feminist perspective in philosophy
    | ~ on/upon
    It's easy to lose perspective on things when you are under stress.


    a sense of perspective

    Concise English dictionary

    perspectivespər'spektɪv /pə's-
    +a way of regarding situations or topics etc.
    +the appearance of things relative to one another as determined by their distance from the viewer