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orientation

Pronunciation: /ˌɔːrienˈteɪʃən/

Translation of orientation in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 (leanings, preference) tendencia (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • The idea that you can change sexual orientation is laughable.
    • They conclude that a person's sexual orientation is determined before birth.
    • In addition, several items assessed subjects' preferred theoretical orientation and anticipated area of primary professional involvement.
    1.2 (guidance) orientación (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • I went to both faculty and residence orientation, which means I have a lot more white t-shirts than I'll ever wear, as one would be more than enough.
    • I remember how surprised I was to hear this at the new faculty orientation.
    • Still haven't actually ‘met’ anyone since orientation though.
    1.3 (adjustment) adaptación (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Actually, I think it's a matter of compass orientation.
    • The agreed reforms aim to ensure the Common Agricultural Policy is firmly based on the principles of market orientation, sustainability and environmental awareness.
    • These days have been incredibly traumatic and the only place I can receive some positive therapy and orientation is this great site.

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