[ dih-rek-shuh-nl, dahy- ]
/ dɪˈrɛk ʃə nl, daɪ- /
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Question 1 of 7
What does “vacillate” mean?
OTHER WORDS FROM directionaldi·rec·tion·al·i·ty, noundi·rec·tion·al·ly, adverbun·di·rec·tion·al, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for directional
/ (dɪˈrɛkʃənəl, daɪ-) /
of or relating to a spatial direction
- having or relating to an increased sensitivity to radio waves, sound waves, nuclear particles, etc, coming from a particular direction
- (of an aerial) transmitting or receiving radio waves more effectively in some directions than in others
- concentrated in, following, or producing motion in a particular direction
- indicating direction
indicating the direction something, such as a fashion trend, might takedirectional fashion looks
Derived forms of directionaldirectionality, noun
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