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reorientation

[ree-awr-ee-uh n-tey-shuh n, -en-, -ohr-] /riˌɔr i ənˈteɪ ʃən, -ɛn-, -ˌoʊr-/
noun
1.
the act or state of reorienting or of being reoriented.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; re- + orientation
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Examples for reorientation
  • Or it might be a harbinger of a coming reorientation.
  • Of course, such a reorientation will require statesmanship as well as public pressure.
  • The purpose of pilgrimage is self-transformation and reorientation.
  • reorientation and emotional support for confused or delirious people may be helpful.
Word Origin and History for reorientation
n.

also re-orientation, 1893, from re- + orientation.

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