2011년 9월 21일 수요일

Dic: landscape (as an abstract meaning)

1. N-COUNT : with supp A landscape is all the features that are important in a particular situation.

  • June's events completely altered the political landscape.
2. the distinctive features of a given area of intellectual activity, regarded as an integrated whole.
  • the landscape of the European imagination
3. An extensive mental view; an interior prospect:
  • "They occupy the whole landscape of my thought" (James Thurber).
4. An extensive mental viewpoint;
  • "the political landscape looks bleak without a change of administration"; 
  • "we changed the landscape for solving the problem of payroll inequity".
... Cobuild, Collins, The American Heritage,  Websters/WordNet

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