Definition of orientation
- These materials are for the orientation of new employees.
- the fundamentally human orientation of Greek art
- —Bruce Cole
- This company has a decidedly conservative orientation.
- The plant's orientation is toward light.
patients identifying themselves as homosexual or bisexual in orientation
He makes no secret of his orientation.
The organization has a decidedly conservative orientation.
Her later works were more introspective in orientation.
These materials are used for the orientation of new employees.
New students need to go through a short orientation before they begin classes.
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: a person's feelings, interests, and beliefs
: a main interest, quality, or goal
: the process of giving people training and information about a new job, situation, etc.
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