Today’s duly word is
This is a surprisingly useful word that can be used for education and training with orientation courses and, more generally, to describe ideas and proposals that may suggest a preference for or focus on one idea.
There is no real difference between the two forms of the verb orient and orientate.
Forms of the word
orient: a verb meaning to have emphasis on or look towards
orientate: an alternative form of the verb
The Orient: an old-fashioned name for the Eastern part of the world, mostly Japan, Korea and China
disorientated: an adjective to describe a person who has lost their sense of direction
orientation: a countable or uncountable noun
reorientation: an uncountable noun
Using the word
yourself to: For example, many immigrants find it difficult to orientate themselves to their new surroundings.
become: They often become disorientated by the strangeness of their new surroundings.
course/day: Most companies now have a special orientation day for new employees.
strong: Many of these courses have a strong vocational orientation and are designed to prepare students for their later careers.
to/towards: These schemes should be oriented towards providing more help for the homeless.