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orient

aw ree ent

  • n  the countries of Asia
  • n  the hemisphere that includes Eurasia and Africa and Australia
  • v  be oriented
  • v  determine one's position with reference to another point
    We had to orient ourselves in the forest
  • v  cause to point
  • v  familiarize (someone) with new surroundings or circumstances
    The dean of students tries to orient the freshmen
  • v  adjust to a specific need or market
    a magazine oriented towards young people

  • Birds orient themselves by stars, landmarks or the earths magnetism, and they, at least, have bird brains.
News & Articles

  • Sports Briefs: Team earns Crew of the Year award
    WOMEN’S ROWING: Orient woman on top team The William Smith College varsity eight, including Libby Hughes of Orient, captured its third straight Liberty League Crew of the Year award. The varsity eight was ranked in the top five in the nation all spring by the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association. At the Liberty League Championships, the [...]
    June 12, 2013 - The Suffolk Times
  • Pittsburg woman charged with arson
    A Pittsburg woman is accused of setting fire to an Orient residence last week.
    June 12, 2013 - The Southern Illinoisan
  • Sports Briefs: Team earns Crew of the Year award
    WOMEN’S ROWING: Orient woman on top team The William Smith College varsity eight, including Libby Hughes of Orient, captured its third straight Liberty League Crew of the Year award. The varsity eight was ranked in the top five in the nation all spring by the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association. At the Liberty League Championships, the [...]
    June 12, 2013 - The Suffolk Times
Quotes

  • Dominique Strauss-Kahn in Xinhua
    The IMF chief noted that China's move "will help increase Chinese household income and provide the incentives necessary to re-orient investment toward industries that serve the Chinese consumer."
  • William Westmoreland in The Daily Yomiuri
    The Oriental doesn't put the same high price on life as does a Westerner,a confident Westmoreland said in Hearts. "Life is plentiful; life is cheap in the Orient."
  • David Beckham in Telegraph.co.uk
    Beckham said: "I was just 13 when one of my best friend's brothers was about to sign a contract with Leyton Orient. But one day he was walking the streets, saw a fight, went over to help, got stabbed in the back and was paralysed. No one wants to...

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