Focus on the pronunciation of orientation
English definition of “orientation”
/ˌɔːrienˈteɪʃən/ noun [C or U]
› the type of interests, activities, or aims that an organization, business, or project has, or the act of giving attention to a particular thing: The development of a consistent culture of customer orientation throughout the organization is crucial for survival. The company has adopted a new eco-friendly orientation.orientation to/towards sth He stressed the company's orientation towards the needs of the market.
› HR the particular beliefs, opinions, or ways of behaving that a person has: The Act requires that people should be employed without regard to their political or sexual orientation.
› HR training or preparation for a new job or activity: The job starts tomorrow with a full week of orientation. You will be given an orientation before your project starts. → See also marketing orientation, market orientation, product orientation, sales orientation