plural of direction

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1 a statement of what to do that must be obeyed by those concerned
  • we were given very specific directions for the first part of the exam

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2 the act or activity of looking after and making decisions about something
  • working under the close direction of the engineering supervisor

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3 a guiding or motivating purpose or principle
  • a life that seemed to lack any direction other than the mindless pursuit of empty pleasures

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4 a prevailing or general movement or inclination
  • some older people worry about the overall direction that political discourse has taken lately

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“Directions.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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