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American English: /vju/
British English: /vjuː/

Translation of view in Spanish:


  • 1 uncountable 1.1 (sight) as we turned right, the hotel came into view
    al torcer a la derecha pudimos ver el hotel or el hotel apareció ante nuestra vista
    to disappear from view we soon came in view of the bay
    pronto pudimos ver la bahía
    to be hidden from view
    estar oculto
    in full view of somebody/something
    a la vista de alguien/algo
    he undressed in full view of everyone
    se desvistió delante de todos or a la vista de todos
    Example sentences
    • The type of tree will be chosen so as not to obstruct one's view or cause overcrowding.
    • The water slides show no signs of abating and regularly obstruct one's view of the sun.
    • The other woman sighed; Vicky's view of her was obstructed by a circle of three guards that surrounded her.
    1.2 (range of vision) we had a good view of the stage
    veíamos muy bien el escenario
    he stood up to get a better view
    se puso de pie para ver mejor
    you're blocking my view
    me estás tapando
    no me dejas ver
  • 2 countable 2.1 (scene, vista) an apartment with an ocean view
    un apartamento con vista al mar
    a view over the lake
    una vista panorámica del lago
    Example sentences
    • Depending on design, they can mask undesirable sights or highlight attractive views.
    • The lodge comprises two reception rooms and five bedrooms and with its southerly aspect, enjoys fine views down the River Naver.
    • It sleeps four comfortably and every room has panoramic views of stunning sea and mountain vistas.
    2.2 (picture, photo)
    Example sentences
    • The view is supposed to depict the landscape as seen through the asylum windows.
    • Some, the view of Warsaw to the Ordynacki Palace and that towards the Royal Palace, merit the attentions of a restorer.
    • Van Dyck, Canaletto's views of Venice, da Vinci sketches, Holbeins, Rubens and Rembrandts.
  • 3 countable 3.1 (opinion, attitude) what's your view?
    ¿cuál es tu opinión or parecer?
    ¿tú qué opinas?
    he likes to air his views
    le gusta dar a conocer su opinión
    in my view, it's too expensive
    en mi opinión or a mi modo de ver es demasiado caro
    you have a peculiar view of things
    tienes una visión extraña de las cosas
    view on/about something
    opinión de/sobre algo
    to hold views on/about something
    tener ideas or opiniones sobre algo
    she takes the view that …
    ella opina que …
    to take a dim or poor view of something [colloquial]she took a dim view of his arriving so late
    no le pareció nada bien que llegara tan tarde
    they take a dim view of their daughter going out with him
    ven con malos ojos que su hija salga con él
    to take the long/short view
    adoptar una perspectiva amplia/limitada
    she takes a longer view
    adopta una perspectiva más amplia
    Example sentences
    • I considered writing about it, throwing in my own heavily opinionated political and religious views, but I won't.
    • She is strong in her political views and religious beliefs.
    • We have our own opinions and views on political developments.
    3.2 (survey, examination)
  • 4 (plan, intention) with a view to -ing, with the view of -ing
    con la idea de + infinitive
    con vistas a + infinitive
    with a view to buying a house
    con la idea de comprar una casa
    con vistas a comprar una casa
  • 5 (in phrases) in viewwhat exactly do you have in view?
    concretamente ¿qué es lo que te propones or lo que pretendes?
    there's no end in view
    no se vislumbra el final
    let's have a look at what's in view for the week ahead
    veamos qué tenemos en perspectiva para la semana que viene
    this car is designed with safety in view
    este coche ha sido diseñado pensando en la seguridad
    always keep your ultimate goal in view
    nunca pierdas de vista el objetivo que persigues
    with this in view
    con este fin
    in view of in view of what's happened
    en vista de lo que ha sucedido
    in view of the fact that …
    en vista de que …
    dado que … [formal]
    on viewthe exhibition is on view until the end of the month
    la exposición puede visitarse hasta fin de mes
    the winning entries will go on view to the public on Saturday
    las obras premiadas podrán verse or se expondrán al público a partir del sábado

transitive verb

  • 1 1.1 (look at)
    we viewed the scene with amusement/detachment
    mirábamos la escena divertidos/con indiferencia
    viewed from the side, he resembles his brother
    (visto) de perfil, se parece a su hermano
    Example sentences
    • This offers the artist the chance to display their work and allow it to be viewed by the public.
    • The draft bye-laws can be viewed at county hall and the last date for observations and submissions to be made to the council, is July 10.
    • The plans and a model of the building can be viewed by the public at Chadwell Library, Brentwood Road.
    1.2 (Television)
    Example sentences
    • Thus, televised sport was viewed first as programming and then as sport.
    • These ads can piggyback on the televisions station's viewing audience.
    • Even when we switch off these allegedly offending channels here, those with satellite television will continue viewing them.
  • 2 (inspect) 2.1
    Example sentences
    • Mary Ryan, from Property Vision, has viewed the house and believes it is in desperate need of a makeover.
    • He was joined by his wife Bridget as the first party turned up at Bute House in Edinburgh to view the property.
    • Sadly, the people who came to view the house the other day seem to have decided against proceeding.
  • 3 (regard) she viewed the job as a challenge
    veía or consideraba el trabajo como un reto
    the proposal/her presence is viewed with suspicion by the staff
    el personal ve la propuesta/su presencia con recelo
    we viewed the matter with concern
    el asunto nos preocupaba
    Example sentences
    • If Nick wants to go down this path, some of his comments may well have to be viewed in the same light.
    • But if everything that passes in front of the eyes is supposed to be entertaining, and is viewed in that light, then the simulation would be condemned as appalling taste.
    • The coincidence needs to be viewed in the light of the fact that the world's temperature has always gone up and down like a yo-yo on all sorts of time scales.

intransitive verb

  • (Television)
    ver la televisión
    the viewing public
    los televidentes
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