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[ree-awr-ee-uh n-tey-shuh n, -en-, -ohr-] /riˌɔr i ənˈteɪ ʃən, -ɛn-, -ˌoʊr-/
the act or state of reorienting or of being reoriented.
Origin of reorientation
First recorded in 1915-20; re- + orientation Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Catherine's cheerful willingness to help them must be reorientation and nothing else.

    Highways in Hiding George Oliver Smith
  • I began at that time to look forward to my visit to reorientation.

    Highways in Hiding George Oliver Smith
  • The miracle of his reorientation to belief, the new vistas that went with it.

    Ye of Little Faith Roger Phillips Graham
  • It could have been reorientation or it could have been Catherine's real self.

    Highways in Hiding George Oliver Smith
  • Panting, they looked helplessly around, reorientation coming gradually.

    Edge of the Jungle William Beebe
  • Would you mind if I spent an hour in Psych for reorientation?

    Exploiter's End James Causey
  • Comprehension then; reorientation; qualified relief—Is waking any better?

Word Origin and History for reorientation

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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