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direction
Pronunciation: /diʀɛksjɔ̃/

Translation of direction in English:

nom féminin

  • 1 (chemin) se tromper de direction
    to go in the wrong direction
    être or aller dans la bonne/mauvaise direction [littéral] [figuré]
    to be heading in the right/wrong direction
    changer de direction [littéral] [figuré]
    to change direction
    quelle est la direction du vent? quelle direction ont-ils prise?
    which way did they go?
    il a pris la direction du nord
    he headed north
    il faut orienter nos recherches dans une autre direction
    we must take a new direction in our research
    dans la direction de, en direction de (aller, regarder) un village dans la direction de Clermont
    a village on the way to Clermont
    demander la direction de la poste/mairie
    to ask the way ou for directions to the post office/town hall
    indiquer la direction à quelqu'un
    to tell somebody the way, to give somebody directions
    prenez la direction Nation (d'autobus)
    take the bus going to ‘Nation’
    (de métro) take the train going to ‘Nation’
    la direction Lille (route)
    the Lille road
    train en direction de Toulouse
    Toulouse train
    avion/bateau en direction de Lisbonne
    flight/ship to Lisbon
    faire un pas or geste en direction de quelqu'un [figuré]
    to make an overture to somebody

Compounds

direction assistée

direction à crémaillère

direction des ressources humaines

, DRH

Direction générale

, DG

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