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The incident directed public attention to pollution in the North Sea.
Our efforts are primarily directed towards helping children who live in poverty.
All of his energy was directed into his art.
increasing levels of violence directed against people and property
At the time, all the criticism was directed at her rather than me.
The manager’s job is mainly to direct the activities of others.
With the help of advisers, the President will direct military operations.
Take the pills as directed by your doctor.
The jury was directed to disregard everything Robinson had said.
The judge directed they should be found not guilty.
A policeman was injured while directing traffic.
Could you direct me to the bus station?
This is the British English definition of direct. View American English definition of direct.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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