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direction meaning

EN[dəˈɹɛk.ʃən] [dɪˈɹɛk.ʃən] [daɪˈɹɛk.ʃən] [-ɛkʃən]
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WDirection
  • 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.
          • How he has escaped marriage until now I cannot tell: the number of caps set in his direction would furnish a warehouse. — Patrick O'Brian, "HMS Surprise".
          • But Mr. Harrison blatantly stole the show by baldly admitting that his own bosses at Sony’s brain trust in Japan completely misgauged the direction of the entertainment industry.
        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.
          • But a video, taken from above, projects these writhings as if she were flying at top speed in a tunnel above traffic that’s whooshing past in the opposite direction.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Countable nouns
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        1. fr direction
        2. en directions
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        4. en directional
        5. en directionals
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        Grammatically, this word "direction" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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