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direction

noun  us   /dəˈrek·ʃən, dɑɪ-/

direction noun (POSITION)

[C] the position toward which someone or something moves or faces: Cars were facing every direction after slamming into each other on the icy road. I glanced in her direction (= toward her). You’re headed in the direction of (= toward) Toronto. [pl] Directions are instructions about how to find the place you are looking for: We’re lost – let’s stop and ask (for) directions .

direction noun (CONTROL)

[U] the condition of being in charge or in control: Under her direction, the agency doubled in size.
Translations of “direction”
in Korean 방향…
in Arabic اتِّجاه…
in Portuguese direção…
in Catalan direcció…
in Japanese 方向, 方角…
in Italian direzione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 方向, 方向,朝向…
in Russian направление, путь развития, руководство…
in Turkish yön, istikamet, doğrultu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 方向, 方向,朝向…
in Polish kierunek, strona, kierownictwo…
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