Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: noun

Definitions: (noun) An orientation to something is when somebody is first introduced to a place or a machine. (noun) Someone’s or something’s orientation is the way they face, physically or psychologically.

Examples: (noun) A quick orientation to the software is available for new users. (noun) An arrow is usually used to indicate the orientation of the map. (noun) As homosexuality becomes more accepted, sexual orientation becomes a more common topic.

Synonyms: nouns: position, direction. introduction.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 5 E

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