Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
orientation /,ɔ:fien'teiʃn/
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Concise Dictionary
+the act of orienting
+an integrated set of attitudes and beliefs
+position or alignment relative to points of the compass or other specific directions
+a predisposition in favor of something
+a person's awareness of self with regard to position and time and place and personal relationships
+a course introducing a new situation or environment

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 placement, bearings, attitude, alignment, lie, placing, situation, layout, location, position, positioning, arrangement, set-up:
The orientation of the buildings is such that the windows face south
2 introduction, training, initiation, briefing, familiarization, assimilation, acclimatization, preparation, instruction:
The orientation of the new employees is scheduled for next week. We were given orientation lectures.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 [U, C] ~ (of sb/sth) (to / towards sth) the type of aims or interests that a person or an organization has; the act of directing your aims towards a particular thing: The course is essentially theoretical in orientation. + Companies have been forced into a greater orientation to the market.
2 [U, C] a person's basic beliefs or feelings about a particular subject: religious / political orientation + a person's sexual orientation (= whether they are attracted to men, women or both)
3 [U] training or information that you are given before starting a new job, course, etc: an orientation course
4 [C] (technical) the direction in which an object faces: The orientation of the planet's orbit is changing continuously.

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