the act of orienting
an integrated set of attitudes and beliefs
position or alignment relative to points of the compass or other specific directions
predilection, preference, orientation(noun)
a predisposition in favor of something
"a predilection for expensive cars"; "his sexual preferences"; "showed a Marxist orientation"
a person's awareness of self with regard to position and time and place and personal relationships
orientation course, orientation(noun)
a course introducing a new situation or environment
The act of orienting or the state of being oriented.
A position relative to compass bearings
The construction of a Christian church to have its aisle in an east-west direction with the altar at the east end
An inclination, tendency or direction
The ability to orient
An adjustment to a new environment
An introduction to a (new) environment
The direction of print across the page; landscape or portrait
The choice of which ordered bases are "positively" oriented and which are "negatively" oriented on a real vector space
"Orientation" is the third episode of the second season of Lost and the 28th episode overall. The episode was directed by Jack Bender, and written by Javier Grillo-Marxuach and Craig Wright. It first aired on October 5, 2005 on ABC. Jack Shephard, John Locke and Kate Austen learn about the mysterious hatch from Desmond Hume. On the other side of the island, Michael Dawson, James "Sawyer" Ford and Jin-Soo Kwon are imprisoned by people they believe to be the "Others."
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Awareness of oneself in relation to time, place and person.
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Rank popularity for the word 'orientation' in Nouns Frequency: #2697
The numerical value of orientation in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of orientation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of orientation in a Sentence
A big country, a tolerant country, ought to be able to figure out the difference between discriminating against someone because of their sexual orientation and not forcing someone to participate in a wedding that they find goes against their moral beliefs.
We have never laid off any of our project volunteers because of police arrest or based on sexual orientation and gender identity, we always treat everyone as equal.
We are not willing to change our policies, there is a very intentional attempt to marginalize those who don’t accept the notions of sexual orientation and gender identity as the government has framed them.
As our team discussed the ability to add your orientation to your profile and display it, the conversation quickly shifted to focus on how this could put users in some areas at risk. Before rolling out Orientations more widely, we wanted to build an update to address this and work with the experts to do so.
The new Delta uniform collection offers unity between all workgroups like never before. We are one proud Delta team and it really shows, zac is bringing fashion and glamour back to the airlines. It’s a sophisticated look, it’s elegant, it’s much more international in orientation. Our aspirations are to be a top global carrier, not just a top U.S. carrier.
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Translations for orientation
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- προσανατολισμός, κατατοπισμός, προσαρμογήGreek
- orientáció, irány, tájékozódás, betájolásHungarian
- oriëntatie, oriëntering, plaatsbepaling, voorlichting, gerichtheid, oriënteringsvermogen, kerkbouwrichting, richtingDutch
- размещение, склонность, ориентировка, установка, ориентация, наклонность, ориентированиеRussian
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