Definitions

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of orient.
  • adjective having a specific orientation

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective adjusted or located in relation to surroundings or circumstances; sometimes used in combination

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Examples

  • Costly ad hoc measures should be replaced by rule-based, medium- to long-term oriented "Ordnungspolitik."

    Cut the Deficits

  • Funny that the GOP and far right always are talking about FAMILY VALUES but when something very family oriented is posted about President Obama they moan and whine about it.

    Obama and daughters visit frozen custard shop

  • "When markets are more volatile and the economy is troubled, boards of directors are more inclined to reach accommodations with short-term oriented, activist hedge funds," said Scott Barshay , managing partner in the corporate department of law firm Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP's, which generally represents companies, not activist investors.

    Tough Times Help Activists

  • When the average investor has become short-term oriented, it pays off to extend your own investment horizon and vice versa.

    Van de Weg on Contrarian Stock Picks

  • A quick way to get oriented is to visit the Auto Dealers Caring for Kids Foundation Welcome Center on the second floor.

    About Your Visit

  • "There were notable drops in short positions for a number of the big ETFs and I-shares, which might be more indicative of short-term oriented trading," said Mr. Noland.

    Bearish Bets Decrease at NYSE

  • As long as the level of economic activity remains so clearly depressed — people unemployed, office space unrented, factories not working — then policy needs to remain oriented on spurring the renewed utilization of the people and facilities currently sitting idle.

    Matthew Yglesias » Stock Prices And Future Growth Prospects

  • A quick way to get oriented is to visit the Auto Dealers Caring for Kids Foundation Welcome Center on the second floor.

    Your child's airway and swallowing evaluation

  • Even while grousing that the market is too short-term oriented, these experts think they can beat it by being even more short-term oriented themselves.

    High Trading Is Bad News For Investors

  • Even while grousing that the market is too short-term oriented, these experts think they can beat it by being even more short-term oriented themselves.

    High Trading Is Bad News For Investors

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