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world view or world-view (wɜːld vjuː)



  1. the way that someone perceives the world   ⇒  ■ their Christian world view,   ⇒  ■ Many artists express their world view in their work.

Translations for 'world view'

  • British English: world viewworld-view A person's world view is the way they see and understand the world. NOUN...the clash between these two world views.
  • Brazilian Portuguese: visão de mundo
  • Chinese: 世界观世界观觀
  • European Spanish: visión del mundo
  • French: vision du mondeN
  • German: Weltbild
  • Italian: visione del mondo
  • Japanese: 世界観
  • Korean: 세계관
  • Portuguese: visão de mundo
  • Spanish: visión del mundo

Example Sentences Including 'world view'

Nevertheless, she seeks to impose her own world view on others and refuses to accept the possibility that she is wrong.
Now, I see how valuable their world view is and how much broader a view they've given me than most people here seem to have.
various & introduction by Deirdre Chapman A Roomful of Birds - Scottish short stories 1990


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