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navigate

verb [I or T]
 
 
/ˈnævɪɡeɪt/
to lead a company, activity, etc. in a particular direction, or to deal effectively with a difficult situation: We help new home-buyers navigate the complex and often confusing process of purchasing a property.navigate (sth) through sth She has successfully faced the task of navigating the company through its most difficult period in 25 years. The market has come and gone and management has been very successful in navigating through.
TRANSPORT to successfully find a way from one place to another: To reach the farm, produce trucks must navigate a dirt road with a ditch on one side. One study suggests cell phones could be disrupting bees' ability to navigate.
IT, INTERNET to move around within a website or between websites: The site is well-organized and easy to navigate.
(Definition of navigate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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