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English definition of “direction”

direction

noun (POSITION)    /daɪˈrek.ʃən/ /dɪ-/
B1 [C] the position towards which someone or something moves or faces: "No, go that way," I said, pointing in the opposite direction. He was going in the direction of the bedroom. They drove away in opposite directions.Direction of motionPoints of the compass directions A2 [plural] instructions that you give to someone about how to find a particular place: Can you give me directions to your house? "Did you have any difficulty finding the theatre?" "No, your directions were excellent."Instructions and orders sb's direction B2 the area or position that someone is in: She keeps looking in my direction.General location and orientation sense of direction B2 the ability to find places or to know which direction to go: a good sense of direction Which way is it? - I have no/a lousy sense of direction!Places and locationsUnpleasant places
(Definition of direction noun (POSITION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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