orientation

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orient +‎ -ation

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orientation (countable and uncountable, plural orientations)

  1. (uncountable) The act of orienting or the state of being oriented.
  2. (uncountable) A position relative to compass bearings
  3. (uncountable) The construction of a Christian church to have its aisle in an east-west direction with the altar at the east end
  4. (countable) An inclination, tendency or direction
  5. (countable) The ability to orient
  6. (countable) An adjustment to a new environment
  7. (countable) An introduction to a (new) environment
  8. (typography, countable) The direction of print across the page; landscape or portrait
  9. (mathematics, countable) The choice of which ordered bases are "positively" oriented and which are "negatively" oriented on a real vector space

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Noun[edit]

orientation f (plural orientations)

  1. orientation

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