orient yourself

orient yourself

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  • orient yourself — 1) to find out your exact position and the direction in which you need to go 2) to learn about a new situation that you are in …   English dictionary

  • orient — [[t]ɔ͟ːrient[/t]] orients, orienting, oriented (The form orientate is also used.) 1) VERB When you orient yourself to a new situation or course of action, you learn about it and prepare to deal with it. [FORMAL] [V pron refl towards/to n/ ing]… …   English dictionary

  • orient — o|ri|ent1 [ˈo:rient, ˈɔri US ˈo: ] v also orientate BrE [Date: 1700 1800; : French; Origin: orienter, from Old French orient; ORIENT2] 1.) be oriented to/towards/around sth/sb to give a lot of attention to one type of activity or one type of… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • orient — 1 also orientate BrE verb 1 be oriented to/towards to be developed, trained, made etc for a particular purpose: an English language course oriented towards the needs of businessmen 2 be oriented around if something is oriented around a particular …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • orient — UK [ˈɔːrɪənt] / US [ˈɔrɪˌent] verb [transitive, usually passive] Word forms orient : present tense I/you/we/they orient he/she/it orients present participle orienting past tense oriented past participle oriented be oriented to/towards to have a… …   English dictionary

  • orient — o|ri|ent [ ɔri,ent ] verb transitive usually passive be oriented to/toward to have a particular emphasis or goal: My Russian course is heavily oriented toward grammar. The news programs are increasingly oriented to what we call infotainment.… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • orient, orientate — ▶ verb 1 there were no street names to enable her to orient herself: GET/FIND ONE S BEARINGS, establish one s location. 2 you need to orientate yourself to your new way of life: ADAPT, adjust, familiarize, acclimatize, accustom, attune; …   Useful english dictionary

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