directed

[ dih-rek-tid, dahy- ]
/ dɪˈrɛk tɪd, daɪ- /
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adjective

guided, regulated, or managed: a carefully directed program.
subject to direction, guidance, regulation, etc.
Mathematics. (of an angle or vector) having positive or negative direction or orientation assigned.

Origin of directed

First recorded in 1530–40; direct + -ed2
Related formsdi·rect·ed·ness, nouno·ver·di·rect·ed, adjectiveself-di·rect·ed, adjectivewell-di·rect·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for self-directed (1 of 2)

self-directed


adjective

(of study, learning, etc) regulated or conducted by oneself

British Dictionary definitions for self-directed (2 of 2)

directed

/ (dɪˈrɛktɪd, daɪ-) /

adjective

maths (of a number, line, or angle) having either a positive or negative sign to distinguish measurement in one direction or orientation from that in the opposite direction or orientation
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