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

Translation of direction in German:


  • 1 (guidance)
    Führung Fem.
    (of firm, orchestra) Leitung Fem.
    (of play, film, TV or radio programme) Regie Fem.
    (of play also) Spielleitung Fem.
  • 2usu. in pl. (order)
    Anordnung Fem.
    (instruction)directions [for use]
    Gebrauchsanweisung Fem.
    directions for use (of machine) 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 Fem.
    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
    Orientierung Fem.
    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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