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pur•view



Pronunciation: (pûr'vyOO), [key]
n.
1. the range of operation, authority, control, concern, etc.
2. the range of vision, insight, or understanding.
3. Law.
a. that which is provided or enacted in a statute, as distinguished from the preamble.
b. the purpose or scope of a statute.
4. the full scope or compass of any document, statement, subject, book, etc.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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