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Definition of Orientation

Orientation

  1. The act or process of orientating; determination of the points of the compass, or the east point, in taking bearings.
  2. The tendency of a revolving body, when suspended in a certain way, to bring the axis of rotation into parallelism with the earth's axis.
  3. An aspect or fronting to the east; especially (Arch.), the placing of a church so that the chancel, containing the altar toward which the congregation fronts in worship, will be on the east end.
  4. Fig.: A return to first principles; an orderly arrangement.

Orientation Quotations

Grace is everywhere as an active orientation of all created reality toward God.
Karl Rahner

It is capitalist America that produced the modern independent woman. Never in history have women had more freedom of choice in regard to dress, behavior, career, and sexual orientation.
Camille Paglia

If you want my personal attitude, I would tell you that I don't care about a person's sexual orientation.
Vladimir Putin

I believe all Americans who believe in freedom, tolerance and human rights have a responsibility to oppose bigotry and prejudice based on sexual orientation.
Coretta Scott King

Whether sexual orientation can change or not, hearts can change and turn any sexual orientation into an occasion for the glory of Christ. Those with same-sex attraction glorify Christ through sexual abstinence and through the enrichment of significant Christ-exalting relationships in other ways.
John Piper
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Orientation Translations

orientation in French is orientation
orientation in German is Orientierung
orientation in Italian is orientamento
orientation in Swedish is orientering
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