Meaning of ORIENTATION in English

ORIENTATION

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

sexual orientation

people of different sexual orientations

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

basic

Despair is the basic life orientation that emerged in most of the cancer patients during psychotherapy.

cultural

Translation and Interpreting 3. Cultural and orientation briefings 4.

The town acts as a catalyst for social development producing new cultural orientations among its residents.

His political and cultural orientation was still northwards, his world essentially that of the Humbrians.

different

The different policy orientations of the various new social movements determine in part the type of response they receive from government.

The reason: a fundamentally different parenting orientation .

But by 1990 a profoundly different orientation permeated the Minnesota state government.

Organizations can have a number of different orientations towards their markets.

Thus in the intermingling of news and commercials we have a struggle of sorts between two different orientations .

The very different patterns in the different orientations in each flow must reflect orientation of the coherent structures.

That this functionalist style contains different orientations should be clear from the differences in approach and nuance between these movements.

general

The material is more extensive than that of the two earlier lectures, but the general orientation much the same.

Objections I will conclude this chapter by considering a few objections to the account of authority suggested above which challenge its general orientation .

Laski himself led the way not only in general theoretical orientation but also in the detailed study.

Those who accept the general orientation of modern science may well find considerable difficulty in coming to grips with this main point.

new

They then come to rest in some new orientation .

Sometimes the new orientation is portrayed as the balancing of rights with responsibilities.

The town acts as a catalyst for social development producing new cultural orientations among its residents.

Central to the department's new orientation is the role of Oscar Roith, the DoI's chief engineer and scientist.

parochial

What is the process by which local loyalties and parochial orientations give way to wider concerns?

These orientations may combine with subject and parochial orientations, or they may conflict.

More important, in the civic culture participant political orientations combine with and do not replace subject and parochial political orientations.

A parochial orientation also implies the comparative absence of expectations of change initiated by the political system.

In the five democracies we study, the parochial and subject orientations tend to rest primarily upon affective and evaluative tendencies.

Similarly, the participant culture does not supplant the subject and parochial patterns of orientation .

political

Hardest to predict is whether an eventual movement for reform will adopt a distinct and more hopeful political and economic orientation .

More important, in the civic culture participant political orientations combine with and do not replace subject and parochial political orientations.

His political and cultural orientation was still northwards, his world essentially that of the Humbrians.

More important, in the civic culture participant political orientations combine with and do not replace subject and parochial political orientations.

In other words, we need to define and specify modes of political orientation and classes of political objects.

We also defined the political culture as the particular incidence of patterns of political orientation in the population of a political system.

Rather than reacting against the political orientations of their families, they tend to extend the extremism of their families' views.

It deals with the political orientations and behavior of a cross-section sample.

religious

Apologists wishing to exploit a revisionist history of science invariably stress the profoundly religious orientation of many prominent scientists.

Even this, though, can be seen as a facet of the Minoans' religious orientation .

And the religious orientation it reflects is unmistakably Essene.

strong

Consequently, from its earliest days the service had a strong welfare orientation .

The single-subject academic course is largely confined to the universities, reflecting their traditions of specialized scholarship and their stronger research orientation .

Even the most seemingly neutral model has in reality strong ideological orientations .

In contrast, Britain and the United States are among those countries cited as exhibiting a strong allegiant orientation .

This training structure is in place in the Surrey and West Sussex area where there is a strong orientation towards counselling skills.

Factors which correlate strongly with autonomy are: Strong goal orientation , even to the point of creating unnecessary hurdles.

■ VERB

provide

Retaining the idiom would have the advantage of preserving the semblance of continuity, while providing some orientation in daily life.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

the party's liberal orientation

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Apologists wishing to exploit a revisionist history of science invariably stress the profoundly religious orientation of many prominent scientists.

Nevertheless, a number of urban leaders viewed the shift in policy orientation with trepidation.

Nieboer-Erickson also speaks to all freshman athletes at annual orientation sessions.

Such value orientation occurs in all public services.

These are crystalline polymers with chain orientation virtually perfect in one direction.

Thus in the intermingling of news and commercials we have a struggle of sorts between two different orientations.

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