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How can you go wrong with two people in love? If a good boy loves a good girl, good. If a good boy loves another good boy, good. And if a good girl loves the goodness in good boys and good girls, then all you have is more goodness, and goodness has nothing to do with sexual orientation.
Fiona Apple

Meaning of "orientation" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ORIENTATION

orientation  [ˌɔːrɪɛnˈteɪʃən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ORIENTATION

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Orientation is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ORIENTATION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Orientation

Orientation may refer to: ▪ Orientation, a function of the mind ▪ Orientation, a 1996 short film produced by the Church of Scientology ▪ Orientation of churches is the architectural feature of facing, churches towards the east ▪ Orientation, the position of a building with respect to the sun, a concept in building design ▪ Student orientation, the first week of a university year in several countries ▪ Coin orientation and Medallic orientation, a description of the orientation of opposite faces of a coin with respect to one another ▪ Sexual orientation, the direction of an individual's sexuality with respect to the sex of the persons the individual finds sexually attractive ▪ Map orientation, the relationship between directions on a map and compass directions ▪ Orientation, a 2001 album by Sonata Arctica ▪ Page orientation, the way in which a rectangular page is oriented for normal viewing ▪ In Animal navigation, turning the body to a desired heading, e.g. in the correct direction of migration ▪ Orientation, the orientation of the hands when signing...

Definition of orientation in the English dictionary

The first definition of orientation in the dictionary is the act or process of orienting or the state of being oriented. Other definition of orientation is position or positioning with relation to the points of the compass or other specific directions. Orientation is also the adjustment or alignment of oneself or one's ideas to surroundings or circumstances.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ORIENTATION


accreditation
əˌkrɛdɪˈteɪʃən
adaptation
ˌædəpˈteɪʃən
alimentation
ˌælɪmɛnˈteɪʃən
citation
saɪˈteɪʃən
consultation
ˌkɒnsəlˈteɪʃən
documentation
ˌdɒkjʊmɛnˈteɪʃən
excitation
ˌɛksɪˈteɪʃən
expectation
ˌɛkspɛkˈteɪʃən
hesitation
ˌhɛzɪˈteɪʃən
implementation
ˌɪmplɪmenˈteɪʃən
interpretation
ɪnˌtɜːprɪˈteɪʃən
invitation
ˌɪnvɪˈteɪʃən
limitation
ˌlɪmɪˈteɪʃən
meditation
ˌmɛdɪˈteɪʃən
presentation
ˌprɛzənˈteɪʃən
rehabilitation
ˌriːəˌbɪlɪˈteɪʃən
representation
ˌrɛprɪzɛnˈteɪʃən
reputation
ˌrɛpjʊˈteɪʃən
rotation
rəʊˈteɪʃən
transportation
ˌtrænspɔːˈteɪʃən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ORIENTATION

oriental frill
oriental rug
oriental topaz
Orientalisation
Orientalise
Orientalism
Orientalist
Orientalistic
orientality
Orientalization
Orientalize
orientally
orientate
orientated
orientation course
orientational
orientationally
orientator

WORDS THAT END LIKE ORIENTATION

action
administration
animation
application
association
certification
combination
communication
confirmation
conversation
corporation
creation
decoration
destination
duration
education
evaluation
federation
formation
foundation
generation

Synonyms and antonyms of orientation in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ORIENTATION»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «orientation» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of orientation

Translation of «orientation» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ORIENTATION

Find out the translation of orientation to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of orientation from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «orientation» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

方向
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

orientación
570 millions of speakers

English

orientation
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

उन्मुखीकरण
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

التوجه
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ориентация
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

orientação
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ঝোঁক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

orientation
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Orientasi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Orientierung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

方針
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

방침
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Orientasi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

định hướng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நோக்குநிலை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्रवृत्ती
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

oryantasyon
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

orientamento
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

orientacja
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

орієнтація
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

orientare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

προσανατολισμό
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

geaardheid
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

läggning
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

orientering
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of orientation

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ORIENTATION»

The term «orientation» is very widely used and occupies the 2.621 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ORIENTATION» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about orientation

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10 QUOTES WITH «ORIENTATION»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word orientation.
1
Ralph Allen
At that time, the academic orientation was rather technical contrary to that of the university, where art theory is very important. The teachers were renowned artists and among the best of that time.
2
James F. Amos
All Marines, sailors and civilian Marines, regardless of sexual orientation, are Marines first. Every Marine is a valued member of our war-fighting team.
3
Shawn Amos
Depending on your political orientation, the Dixie Chicks are either the great defenders of free speech or American traitors.
4
Fiona Apple
How can you go wrong with two people in love? If a good boy loves a good girl, good. If a good boy loves another good boy, good. And if a good girl loves the goodness in good boys and good girls, then all you have is more goodness, and goodness has nothing to do with sexual orientation.
5
Tammy Baldwin
From day one, I have always been open about my sexual orientation.
6
Lance Bass
It doesn't matter what color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, etc., everyone should have the same freedoms and liberties.
7
Chaz Bono
I confused gender identity with sexual orientation. Your gender identity is about who you are, how you feel, the sex that you feel yourself to be. Sexual orientation is who you're attracted to.
8
Chaz Bono
I absolutely believe in assimilation. I don't believe I'm any different from straight people. My wants and needs are the same as theirs. I don't look at sexual orientation as that big of a deal. It's just an orientation.
9
Malcolm Boyd
Jesus is an example. We have other examples, including many of our ancestors as role models who understood the inner meaning of our orientation.
10
Robert Brady
Thirty years ago, in 1976, the notion of organized activity to combat discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity was an extremely controversial one.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ORIENTATION»

Discover the use of orientation in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to orientation and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Love Is an Orientation: Elevating the Conversation with the ...
Love Is an Orientation is changing the conversation about sexuality and spirituality, and building bridges from the GLBT community to the Christian community and, more importantly, to the good news of Jesus Christ.
Andrew Marin, 2009
2
Foundations of Orientation and Mobility
The new third edition includes both the latest research in O&M and expanded information on practice and teaching strategies.
William R. Wiener, Richard L. Welsh, Bruce B. Blasch, 2010
3
Orientation
Orientation introduces a writer at the height of his powers, whose work surely invites us to reassess the landscape of American fiction.
Daniel Orozco, 2011
4
New Employee Orientation Training
If you ever have to design new employee orientation programs at the organizational or departmental level, here's a guide that will make the process much easier and help you solve the most common challenges you are likely to face.
Karen Lawson, 2006
5
Orientation to College Learning
The text emphasizes well-defined goals, regular class attendance, good work habits, sufficient background knowledge, appropriate study strategies, time management, and motivation as the key factors that contribute to college success.
Dianna Van Blerkom, 2012
6
Sexual Orientation and Gender Expression in Social Work ...
Current, authoritative, and original, this single-volume gerontology resource will be of valuable use to graduate students and practitioners.
Deana F. Morrow, Lori Messinger, 2006
7
New Teacher Orientation: A Practical Guide for School ...
This essential guide to orientation for principals and school administrators offers real-life examples of successful orientation programs to help you take the guesswork out of planning.
Aspen, 1995
8
Java and Object Orientation: An Introduction: An Introduction
If you are looking for a good introduction to Java and object orientation, then this is the book for you. Source code for the examples in this book is available at: http://www.java-and-oo.net
John Hunt, 2002
9
Orientation and Mobility Techniques: A Guide for the ...
A large-format manual covering definitions, techniques, and devices, designed for administrators, educators, rehabilitation counselors, and other professionals concerned with the mobility training process.
Everett W. Hill, Purvis Ponder, 1976
10
Professional Orientation to Counseling
Empire's Children looks at works at by Rudyard Kipling, Frances Hodgson Burnett, E. Nesbit, Hugh Lofting, A.A. Milne, and Arthur Ransome for the ways these writers consciously and unconsciously used the metaphors of empire in their writing ...
Nicholas A. Vacc, Larry C. Loesch, 2000

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ORIENTATION»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term orientation is used in the context of the following news items.
1
MGHS student orientation is Aug. 10
Orientation for incoming freshmen, new students and interested parents at Mount Gilead High School will take place on Monday, August 10, ... «Morrow County Sentinel, Jul 15»
2
NTCC adds orientation
Due to increased demand, Northeast Texas Community College will add an additional date for new students to attend myEagle Orientation. «The Daily Tribune, Jul 15»
3
Sexual Orientation as a Conditioned Response to Childhood Sexual …
The powerful effect of same-sex sibling incest as a predictor of adult same-sex orientation and of course same-sex CSA by adult males in our ... «Christian Post, Jul 15»
4
EEOC Decision: Title VII Protects Employees' Sexual Orientation
The argument used by the EEOC is as follows: (1) "Discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation is premised on sex-based preferences, ... «Mondaq News Alerts, Jul 15»
5
First Scott Walker, Now Rick Santorum Suggest Sexual Orientation
Rick Santorum continues to showcase why he has no chance of winning the 2016 presidential election. This week, the former U.S. Senator for ... «Human Rights Campaign, Jul 15»
6
Not 'born this way': Genes suggest sexual orientation fluid, not fixed …
LD: It means that people are born with a sexual orientation and also with a degree of sexual flexibility, and they appear to work together. «Genetic Literacy Project, Jul 15»
7
Cicilline introduces bill protecting sexual orientation, gender identity
Rhode Island U.S. Representative David Cicilline introduced legislation Thursday that would expand the Civil Rights Act to add sexual ... «The Providence Journal, Jul 15»
8
Carl Eller, former Minnesota Gopher greats give freshmen orientation
The newest Minnesota Gophers football players got quite the freshmen orientation on Wednesday night. Some acclaimed Minnesota alums, ... «FOXSports.com, Jul 15»
9
Hundreds of college students attend mandatory orientation
According to the college, studies have shown that students who attend orientation are more than 50% more likely to succeed in college, when ... «WITN, Jul 15»
10
SCS holds new teacher orientation, discusses challenges ahead
CORDOVA, Tenn. — Hundreds of new Shelby County Schools teachers gathered at Bellevue Baptist Church to begin orientation Thursday, ... «wreg.com, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Orientation [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/orientation>. Oct 2019 ».
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