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direction
British English: /dɪˈrɛkʃ(ə)n/
, /dʌɪˈrɛkʃ(ə)n/
American English: /dəˈrɛkʃ(ə)n/
, /daɪˈrɛkʃ(ə)n/

Translation of direction in German:

noun

  • 1 (guidance)
    Führung, die
    (of firm, orchestra)
    Leitung, die
    (of play, film, TV or radio programme)
    Regie, die
    (of play also)
    Spielleitung, die
  • 2usu. in pl.
    (order)
    Anordnung, die
    (instruction)directions [for use]
    Gebrauchsanweisung, die
    directions for use
    (of machine)
    Bedienungsanleitung, die
    on or by somebody's direction
    auf jemandes Anordnung Akk. [hin]
    give somebody directions to the museum/to York
    jemandem den Weg zum Museum/nach York beschreiben
  • 3
    (point moved towards or from) (literal or figurative)
    Richtung, die
    from which direction?
    aus welcher Richtung?
    travel in a southerly direction/in the direction of London
    in südliche[r] Richtung/in Richtung London reisen
    go in the direction of the tower
    in Richtung des Turms gehen
    in the direction of
    [figurative]
    in Richtung auf + Akk.
    sense of direction
    Orientierungssinn, der
    [figurative]
    Orientierung, die
    lose all sense of direction (literal or figurative)
    jede Orientierung verlieren
    complaints poured in from all directions
    [figurative]
    von allen Seiten hagelte es Beschwerden

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