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noun orientation pronunciation in British English /ˌɔːriənˈteɪʃ(ə)n/
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pluralorientations

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  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] the particular interests, aims, and emphasis of a business, political group, or other organization
    Market orientation emphasizes the needs of the customer.
    orientation to/toward: the university’s increasing orientation toward applied sciences
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  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] someones basic attitudes or beliefs
    worries about the political orientation of the commission
  3. 3
    [uncountable] information or training that you are given before you start a new job or activity
    a work orientation course for recent graduates
    There’s an orientation day for new students.
  4. 4
    [countable] the position of an object, or the direction in which it is pointing
    Because of the building’s orientation the garden gets very little sun.

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