orientated orientated  /ˈɔ ri ən ˌteɪ tɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) adjusted or located in relation to surroundings or circumstances; sometimes used in combination

Usage(s):

  1. Many terrorists on the other hand, share qualities with ordinary, law-abiding people: they can be cooperative, goal-orientated and intelligent, even if emotionally wrought.
  2. The Russians were thundering that they constituted a British-sponsored threat to the Moscow-orientated Warsaw Government.
  3. We have a market-orientated economic system.

News

  • U.S. Cellular announces workshops, app

    The results of a recent online survey of mobile device users has led U.S. Cellular to develop some family orientated products, they company announced on Monday.
    on June 5, 2013     Source: The Galesburg Register-Mail

Quotes

  1. Asked about plans for more children, Beckham said: "We're working on it. We're very family orientated, so we've always wanted a big family, which was weird because when we first got together we never even discussed how many children we wanted."...
    on Apr 25, 2008 By: David Beckham Source: Times Online

  2. Hape said: "It was a very difficult decision to make because the Bulls have done so much for me. They took me in as a kid - I was only 21 - and I only planned on staying a couple of years, but I loved the club's family-orientated feel, the...
    on May 26, 2008 By: Shontayne Hape Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  3. "His results-orientated management style and deep industry knowledge will be invaluable as he drives growth at Time Warner," Parsons added.
    on Nov 6, 2007 By: Dick Parsons Source: AHN

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