bird's-eye view

bird's-eye view
bird's-eye view noun
1. A general view from above
2. A general view of a subject
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Main Entry:bird

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bird’s-eye view UK US noun [singular]
a good view of something from a high position

We had a bird’s-eye view of the action from the roof.

Thesaurus: views and landscapessynonym areas of land around rivers, lakes and seashyponym

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n. a general view from above

we had a bird's-eye view from the attic window

a general view as if from above

the map gives a bird's-eye view of the route

a broad, general, or superficial consideration (of something)

this introductory bird's-eye view will survey the animal kingdom


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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