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on view

Definition of on view in English:

1Being shown or exhibited to the public: a collection of old-master drawings is currently on view
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  • A very impressive photographic exhibition is currently on view at Tubbercurry Community Library.
  • This long-overlooked painter is the subject of an exhibition currently on view in New York.
  • Two exhibitions currently on view in London are devoted to Madame de Pompadour.
on display, on exhibition, on show;
displayed, showing
1.1Easily visible: it is advisable not to leave handbags on view
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  • Some of the sights on view will amaze your eyes and all around are the voices of hawkers battling to catch your attention.
  • In close-ups you could barely distinguish which body parts were on view.
  • There were lots of appealing, smiling faces on view and the children's plain happiness was a delight.
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