Definition of outlook in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈaʊtlʊk/


1A person’s point of view or general attitude to life: he had a practical outlook on life
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  • Still active and alert Mary attributes her longevity to plenty of hard work, good genes, a healthy lifestyle and a positive outlook on life in general.
  • His reflections on that, his life, his ongoing dialysis treatments and his general outlook on the world are well worth perusing.
  • Their bitterness poisons their attitude and their outlook on life.
point of view, viewpoint, views, slant, angle, interpretation, opinion, thinking, way of thinking, perspective, attitude, standpoint, stance, position, frame of mind
2A view: the pleasant outlook from the club window
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  • Shrubs could also be planted between, creating a pleasant outlook at minimal cost.
  • But the outlook from the end of the street is a row of ugly, derelict homes which provide shelter for drug addicts and vandals, named by residents after the notorious New York district.
  • What is currently a reasonably pleasant outlook across the school playing fields would be severely compromised by an eight-foot fence.
view, vista, prospect, panorama, scene, aspect, exposure, surroundings
2.1A place from which a view is possible; a vantage point.
2.2The prospect for the future: the deteriorating economic outlook the outlook for tomorrow is dry and cold
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  • The sharp falls cannot be explained by a change in global economic prospects, or the outlook for corporations.
  • For the first time this year, those questioned were positive about both the current economic situation and the outlook for the next six months.
  • Shareholders are to get an unchanged interim dividend of 4.380506 cents per share, suggesting the company is confident about the future outlook for the group.
prospects, expectations, expectancy, hopes, likely improvement, lookout, future, chances, chances of success

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