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-oriented also: (especially British English) -orientated Pronunciation: /ˈɔːriənteɪtəd/, /ˈɔːriənteɪtɪd/
Pronunciation: / ˈɔrɪɛn(t)əd /


  • user/student-oriented
    concebido en función de las necesidades del usuario/estudiante
    career-oriented women
    mujeres para quienes la profesión es muy importante

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