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Definition of "oriented" []

  • Designed for, directed towards, motivated by, or concerned with
  • Simple past tense and past participle of orient. (verb)

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  • Having a specific orientation (adjective)

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Use "oriented" in a sentence
  • ""There were notable drops in short positions for a number of the big ETFs and I-shares, which might be more indicative of short-term oriented trading," said Mr. Noland."
  • ""When markets are more volatile and the economy is troubled, boards of directors are more inclined to reach accommodations with short-term oriented, activist hedge funds," said Scott Barshay , managing partner in the corporate department of law firm Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP's, which generally represents companies, not activist investors."
  • "As long as the level of economic activity remains so clearly depressed — people unemployed, office space unrented, factories not working — then policy needs to remain oriented on spurring the renewed utilization of the people and facilities currently sitting idle."