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  • n. A new orientation
  • n. The act of changing the direction of something

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

  • n. a fresh orientation; a changed set of attitudes and beliefs
  • n. the act of changing the direction in which something is oriented


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  • This trend is part and parcel to overarching change in Turkey, as it's wrapped up with the country's reorientation, which is in turn tied to its improved economic situation.

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  • When the terms of trade turned against Thai commodities in the early 1980s, its technocrats paired a long-term reorientation toward FDI-driven industrialization with the more immediate benefits of mass tourism.

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  • But certainly there are thousands of people who have testified to -- to the effectiveness of what sometimes called reorientation therapy.

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  • 'That's simple,' smiled the guard, 'part of their reorientation is a subconscious compulsion not to discuss their experiences.'

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  • Is there a possibility of a kind of reorientation of the Pakistani strategic mind?

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  • The real issue, then, is whether that "competitive necessity" will be sufficient for those companies to adopt the singular focus on usability that Apple has -- that kind of reorientation can be done in theory, but it will not be easy, and Apple will continue to charge ahead, setting the bar higher and higher.

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  • After the mutiny was quelled, Williams said he was taken to Quatro training camp for "reorientation".

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  • After the mutiny was quelled, said Williams, he was imprisoned and assaulted before being taken to Quattro training camp for "reorientation".

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  • Research tells us that human adults, toddlers, rats, chicks and even fish routinely and automatically accomplish this kind of "reorientation" by mentally visualizing the geometry of their surroundings and figuring out where they are in space. - latest science and technology news stories

  • He called for a reform, "reorientation" and "honest discussion of missions" in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).

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