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    There is a common idiom "the big picture," which according to Merriam-Webster means "the entire perspective on a situation or issue." Is there a single word that encompasses this idea? Or more specifically, is there a word that means "a part of the bigger picture"?

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    Default Re: The Bigger Picture

    If it is OK for metaphors;

    a part of the bigger picture;a tree
    the big picture:the forest

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    Default Re: The Bigger Picture

    Quote Originally Posted by Augi View Post
    There is a common idiom "the big picture," which according to Merriam-Webster means "the entire perspective on a situation or issue." Is there a single word that encompasses this idea? Or more specifically, is there a word that means "a part of the bigger picture"?

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    Not really, which is why the phrase is so commonly used.

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    Default Re: The Bigger Picture

    make me think of "helicopter view"

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    goooooooooood
    keep on

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