Meaning of ORIENTED in English



be oriented to/towards/around sth/sb

All the computers we consider are general-purpose, at least in theory, although they may be oriented towards particular application areas.

Attention will be oriented to the imagery and assumptions about reproductive physiology on which methods of contraception and their evaluation are based.

First we were oriented towards the orientation building.

In contrast, pragmatic parties hold more flexible goals and are oriented to moderate or incremental policy change.

Management involvement in internal operations and problems must be oriented to the environment, its opportunities and demands.

On the one hand, the questions are oriented towards exposing the discipline, bringing into the open its hidden character.

The former are oriented to specialized resources while the latter focus on outputs.

This project is oriented towards education.


Against the changing world envisaged by the consumer oriented enterprise, there are the new poor, the new urban beggars.

It is suitable for those wishing to combine a serious business oriented course with a holiday in London.

Loans have more recently been extended to finance education and other socially oriented projects.

Most traditional style, discipline oriented lectures have been discontinued.

There are, however, great differences in linguistic style between academically and non-academically oriented children.

Today we have less confidence than before in the power of more external, socially oriented ideologies to change the world.

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