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navigation

noun [U] uk   /ˌnæv.ɪˈɡeɪ.ʃən/ us  
transport the act of directing a ship, aircraft, etc. from one place to another, or the science of finding a way from one place to another: In the past, navigation depended on a knowledge of the positions of the stars. Mechanics discovered problems with the plane's navigation system. internet & telecoms the act of moving around a website or computer screen, or between websites or screens: We have streamlined our website for easier navigation.
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