world-view


world-view
/werrld"vyooh'/, n.
Weltanschauung.
[1855-60; trans. of G WELTANSCHAUUNG]

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worldˈ-view noun
Outlook on or attitude to the world or life
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Main Entry:world

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world-view «WURLD VYOO», noun.
view of life; Weltanschauung.
[translation of German Weltanschauung]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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