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direction

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
          • A sphere may be osculatory to the surface in every direction at an umbilicus.
          • Gaijins rarely speak Japanese, usually can't give directions to where they want to go, have notoriously short tempers.
          • 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".
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • I must have zoned while he was giving us the directions.
          • By going around the wye, a train can change direction.
          • Don't camp it up. Just follow the stage directions.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Countable nouns
        Related Links:
        1. fr direction
        2. fr directions
        3. en 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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