oriented oriented  /ˈɔ ri ˌɛn təd/

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  1. The real problem was in trying to merge transaction-oriented investment banking with relationship-oriented banking.
  2. Men are more visually oriented when it comes to arousal.
  3. Recareering into service-oriented jobs can allow them to do good while also doing well.

News

  1. Nevadan Aims For Success In Miss Usa Pageant, Win Or Lose

    Chelsea Caswell can call herself "goal-oriented" all she wants. The point doesn't drive itself home until she mentions that, while on college spring break in Las Vegas, she applied for a job. As her friends partied it up, she went into interview mode.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal

  2. Some ETFs with Double-Digit Dividend Yields

    Investors can choose from a number of dividend-oriented investments to quench their thirst for income, but some of the exchange traded funds that offer the beefiest yields might not be the ones you’d think ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: ETF Trends via Yahoo! Finance

  3. New "Transit-Oriented Development" Planned for Ohio City

    Via WKYC , Cleveland has OK'ed the plans for a mixed-used "transit-oriented development" project on the corner of Lorain and W. 25th St. in Ohio City.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Cleveland Scene

Quotes

  1. "I am disappointed that the commission chose to bring this case based upon its enforcement staff's win-at-any-cost ambitions," Cuban said. "The staff's process was result-oriented, facts be damned."
    on Nov 18, 2008 By: Mark Cuban Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "What Randy did for our team last year was outstanding," Patriots coach Bill Belichick said in a statement. "He is one of our most consistent, competitive and team-oriented players and it is undoubtedly a relationship we are excited to...
    on Mar 3, 2008 By: Bill Belichick Source: USA Today

  3. ...said China's partnership had been critical to attempts to end the recession, but again stressed the importance of balanced economic growth and pointedly praised his hosts' commitment "to move towards a more market-oriented exchange rate...
    on Nov 17, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: guardian.co.uk

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