US: /ˈɡaɪdəns/
UK: /ɡˈa‍ɪdəns/

English Vietnamese dictionary

  • danh từ
    • sự chỉ đạo, sự hướng dẫn; sự dìu dắt

Advanced English dictionary

+ noun [U]
1 ~ (on sth) help or advice that is given to sb, especially by sb older or with more experience: guidance for teachers on how to use video in the classroom + Activities all take place under the guidance of an experienced tutor. + (AmE) a guidance counselor (= sb who advises students) + The helpline was set up for young people in need of guidance and support.
2 the process of controlling the direction of a rocket, etc., using electronic equipment: a missile guidance system

Thesaurus dictionary

1 leadership, direction, management, government, conduct, control, regulation, charge, handling, rule, auspices:
The company prospered under her guidance.
2 counsel, advice, counselling, advisement, instruction, teaching:
I have turned to you for guidance in the matter.

Collocation dictionary


careful, clear, detailed, precise | firm
Parents need to provide their children with firm guidance.
| gentle | helpful
The handbook gives helpful guidance on writing articles.
| practical | general
These notes are for general guidance only.
| divine, expert, parental
She prayed for divine guidance.
| technical | marriage | career, vocational | ethical, moral


give (sb), offer (sb), provide (sb with)
We can give guidance to students on which courses to choose.
| need | ask for, look to sb for, seek
Children look to their parents for guidance. I think you should seek guidance from your solicitor on this matter.


under … ~, under the ~ of
Volunteers are restoring the building under expert guidance.
| ~ about
The Careers Officer also offers guidance about university courses.
| ~ as to
Guidance must be given as to what tasks the learner should attempt.
| ~ on
The Safety Officer provides guidance on firefighting and office safety.

Concise English dictionary

+something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action
+the act of guiding or showing the way
+the act of setting and holding a course