Oriented - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɔːriˌentəd|  American pronunciation of the word oriented
Brit.  |ˈɔːrɪəntɪd|  British pronunciation of the word oriented
- this word is a past tense form of the verbto orient
- this word is a past participle form of the verbto orient

adjective

- adjusted or located in relation to surroundings or circumstances; sometimes used in combination(syn: orientated)

the house had its large windows oriented toward the ocean view
helping freshmen become oriented to college life
the book is value-oriented throughout

Examples

The audience was academically oriented.

A lot of the younger students don't seem to be politically oriented at all.

The country's economy is export oriented.

the house had its large windows oriented toward the ocean view

helping freshmen become oriented to college life

The house is oriented so that it faces west.

My Russian course is heavily oriented towards grammar.

This magazine is oriented to the business community.

The organization is strongly oriented towards research

a magazine oriented towards young people

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