ori·​en·​tat·​ed | \ ˈȯr-ē-ən-ˌtā-təd How to pronounce orientated (audio) , -ˌen-\

Definition of orientated

chiefly British
: oriented research orientated graduates male orientated jobs are now available to women— Tamia Dow

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Its Sensus in-car infotainment system keeps the interface clean and puts a unique vertically orientated touchscreen to work in the center console. John Scott Lewinski, Ars Technica, "The stunning new Volvo V60 proves Sweden still knows station wagons," 25 Feb. 2018 These women are not just breaking boundaries but are also thriving in traditionally male-orientated jobs. Matthew Vickery, USA TODAY, "First female taxi driver crashes glass ceiling in conservative Somali city," 5 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of orientated

1950, in the meaning defined above

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a strong desire or propensity

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