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English definition of “direction”

direction

noun  /dəˈrek·ʃən, dɑɪ-/ us  

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.
(Definition of direction from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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