Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A favorable position; vantage-ground.

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Examples

  • In this cleverly composed image, we the spectators see the dancer from a vantage-point behind the double bass player, whose fist is around the scroll of his instrument.

    The Artistry of Toulouse-Lautrec and His Dancing Muse Jane Avril

  • In this cleverly composed image, we the spectators see the dancer from a vantage-point behind the double bass player, whose fist is around the scroll of his instrument.

    The Artistry of Toulouse-Lautrec and His Dancing Muse Jane Avril

  • From the vantage-point of the Brazilian Embassy in Tegucigalpa, he's calling for dialogue.

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  • The difference is that Rattigan sees them from the vantage-point of a classics master, Andrew Crocker-Harris, who on the eve of his retirement learns that he was secretly known as the Himmler of the Lower Fifth and that he faces a pensionless future with his vindictive but equally lonely wife.

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  • The form is that of a memory play in which a Hollywood director looks back from the vantage-point of 1936 on his early years in an east European village at the dawn of the last century.

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  • The killer has selected the Benson place for a reason: it seems the president, on a whistle-stop tour, will be making an unscheduled appearance across the street from the house, an ideal vantage-point for an assassin.

    John Farr: The Best of Sinatra on Screen

  • The killer has selected the Benson place for a reason: it seems the president, on a whistle-stop tour, will be making an unscheduled appearance across the street from the house, an ideal vantage-point for an assassin.

    John Farr: The Best of Sinatra on Screen

  • The killer has selected the Benson place for a reason: it seems the president, on a whistle-stop tour, will be making an unscheduled appearance across the street from the house, an ideal vantage-point for an assassin.

    John Farr: The Best of Sinatra on Screen

  • But from our vantage-point now, what is perhaps most remarkable is that the materialist and historicizing impulse with which they are all associated arrived on the scene alongside what has turned out to be perhaps the most notable conflict of the past quarter-century.

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  • The killer has selected the Benson place for a reason: it seems the president, on a whistle-stop tour, will be making an unscheduled appearance across the street from the house, an ideal vantage-point for an assassin.

    John Farr: The Best of Sinatra on Screen

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