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Main Entry: 1per·spec·tive
Pronunciation: pschwar-primarystressspek-tiv
Function: noun
1 : the art or technique of painting or drawing a scene so that objects in it seem to have depth and distance
2 a : the relationship in which a subject or its parts are viewed mentally <places the issues in perspective> b : POINT OF VIEW <from a conservative perspective>
3 : the power to understand things in their true relationship to each other <try to keep your perspective and not get flustered>
4 : the appearance to the eye of objects in space with respect to their distance and positions in relation to each other
[perspective illustration]

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