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English definition of “direct”

direct

verb [T] (SAY WHERE)   
B1 to tell someone how to get somewhere: Could you direct me to the airport? I couldn't find the station, so I asked someone if they could direct me.Taking someone somewhere or telling them the way
(Definition of direct verb (SAY WHERE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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