stare, watch, look at, see, scrutinize
JLPT1 G7 S11 F1726
As per 兆# (split) + 目 eye → split a field of vision in staring/gazing over a vista → *stare/gaze at*; *look (out) over* → *look at/about*; *vista/view/prospect*. Also, *command a view of* and *consider*.
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