direction

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /dəˈɹɛkʃən/
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Noun[change]

Singular
direction

Plural
directions

  1. (countable) A direction is a way to move or point.
    "Where is the post office?" "I think it's that direction."
    Which direction is north?
    We were walking up Queen St. when she suddenly turned and starting walking in the opposite direction.
  2. (always plural) Directions are steps that tell you what to do or how to do something.
    Your doctors directions are to take two of these with water before eating.
  3. (uncountable) Direction is control or management.
    The company is now under the direction of new owners.

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Arrows pointing in various directions

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Directions (edit)

north - east - south - west

up - down | forward - backward | left - right