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  • v. To orientate anew; to cause to face a different direction.

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  • v. orient once again, after a disorientation


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re- +‎ orientate


  • The 20 challenges themselves are outlined in this table, grouped into ways in which to raise public awareness; to strengthen legislation and policies; to modify risk factors; to engage businesses and communities; to reduce health impacts of poverty and urbanization; and to "reorientate" health systems.

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  • Dr Forster, who has been Bishop of Chester since 1996, is a conservative who was once investigated by police after he suggested that homosexuals should "reorientate" themselves through psychiatric help. news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • It is probably true to say that in any long-term relationship a fault line will appear at some point as the individuals are bound to change, develop, and reorientate themselves.

    Elizabeth Buchan - An interview with author

  • David Cameron, on part of his recent US tour, while not fully creditingour role in WWII, spared no time in ‘bigging up’ UK industry overseas, pledging to “reorientate” British foreign policy towards promoting UK trade.

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  • At the same time, the Lebanese government that had come to power trying to reorientate Beirut into a more western orbit was hugely undermined, as its supposed new allies seemed powerless to defend its infrastructure and civilians from Israeli attacks.

    Lebanon: Blair's other Middle East mistake

  • Ultimately, we have to reorientate our economy away from an obsession with financial services towards more meaningful industries.

    Smoking Guns and the Morality of Parliamentary Privilege

  • If Labour manage to reorientate completely with the likes of Gisela Stuart as leader, then an Obama-like confident declaration of decentralising would outflank Cameron's more muted approach.

    Levy wants Obama to save Labour?

  • The African National Congress maintains it's fullest confidence in Nkosazana Zuma and her team in the Department of Health in their efforts to transform and reorientate health service delivery to be accessible to all.


  • The first is to reorientate manufacturing away from low value-added production towards high value-added production and beneficiation.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Restructuring of the public sector to reorientate and expand resources to service delivery, away from bureaucracy - which involves a major reallocation and reprioritisation exercise.



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