aligning aligning  /ə ˈlaɪ nɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) causing to fall into line or into position

Usage(s):

  1. Technology and economics may be aligning to make the black rock more useful and economically efficient than ever.
  2. Only now are technology and public sentiment aligning to truly shift the responsibility of collecting goods and services to the consumer.
  3. Veltroni, leader of the newly formed Democratic party, made a point of not aligning with more extreme parties on the left.

News

  1. U.S. Open 2013: Sunday could be a big day for Phil Mickelson

    Mickelson has played in more U.S. Opens than anyone in the field (23), but has yet to win this event. However, the stars may be aligning for Phil.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Philly.com

  2. Nasdaq appoints Tom Wittman to head its U.S. stock market

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Nasdaq OMX Group has appointed Tom Wittman to head the No. 2 U.S. stock market as part of a broader management shift aimed at better aligning its products across the equities, options and futures asset classes. Wittman, whose new role was announced in a memo to Nasdaq clients, will manage all of the exchange operator's products and pricing for U.S. equities and derivatives ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. CMO Council Calls for Chief Marketers to Become Chief Experience Officers

    Chief marketing officers must own the customer experience and become more assertive in aligning all corporate functional areas in meeting the needs of today's fickle consumers argues the Chief Marketing ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "The importance of this vote cannot be overstated - this is the beginning of the end," said Joe Solmonese, president of the Human Rights Campaign, the largest gay rights organization in the US "The stars are aligning to finally restore honor...
    on May 27, 2010 By: Joe Solmonese Source: Wall Street Journal

  2. "If I get some criticism for aligning myself with a good friend I have worked with for many years, I will be more than happy to accept that criticism," McCain said.
    on Dec 17, 2007 By: John McCain Source: Lompoc Record

  3. "There is much at stake personally and for the future of all amputee athletes and I applaud the IAAF for recognizing that," Pistorius said. "By aligning experts from prosthetics and biomechanics I believe we will be able to put this issue to...
    on Jul 26, 2007 By: Oscar Pistorius Source: International Herald Tribune

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