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direction

EN[dəˈɹɛk.ʃən] [dɪˈɹɛk.ʃən] [daɪˈɹɛk.ʃən] [-ɛkʃən]
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  • Direction may refer to:
  • Direction (geometry)
  • Relative direction, for instance left, right, forward, backwards, up, and down (see also Anatomical terms of location for those used in scientific descriptions)
  • Compass direction
  • Film direction, the filmmaker who is in charge of the making of the visual medium
  • Stage direction, also called theater direction
  • Writing direction
  • See Alexander technique for Direction, a concept in the Alexander Technique
  • Direction – Social Democracy, a major political party in Slovakia
FR direction

    Definition of direction in English Dictionary

  • NounPLdirectionsSUF-tion
    1. A theoretical line (physically or mentally) followed from a point of origin or towards a destination.
      1. Keep going in the same direction. ‎
    2. An general trend for future action.
      1. Guidance, instruction.
        1. The trombonist looked to the bandleader for direction. ‎
      2. The work of the director in cinema or theater; the skill of directing a film, play etc.
        1. The screenplay was good, but the direction was weak. ‎
      3. (archaic) An address.
      4. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • Of all the problems which lie on the borderline of philosophy and science, perhaps none has caused more spilled ink, more controversy, and more emotion than "the problem of the direction of time.
          • Gaijins rarely speak Japanese, usually can't give directions to where they want to go, have notoriously short tempers.
          • A sphere may be osculatory to the surface in every direction at an umbilicus.
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • I got so lost on my way downtown I had to ask for directions.
          • Don't camp it up. Just follow the stage directions.
          • I must have zoned while he was giving us the directions.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Countable nouns
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        1. fr direction
        2. en directions
        3. fr directions
        4. en directional
        5. fr directionnel
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        Grammatically, this word "direction" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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