- purview (n.)
- mid-15c., "body of a statute," from Anglo-French purveuest "it is provided," or purveu que "provided that" (late 13c.), clauses that introduced statutes in old legal documents, from Anglo-French purveu, Old French porveu (Modern French pourvu) "provided," past participle of porveoir "to provide," from Latin providere "make ready" (see provide). Sense of "scope, extent" is first recorded 1788 in "Federalist" (Madison). Modern sense and spelling influenced by view (n.).
- 1. These are questions that lie outside the purview of our inquiry.
- 2. That, however, was beyond the purview of the court; it was a diplomatic matter.
- 3. These are questions that lie outside / that do not come within the purview of our inquiry.
- 4. Set up and amend the users'purview of computer.
- 5. Preparing another of database and purview administer make the communication more safer.
[ purview 造句 ]