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orient someone to something

 
1. Lit. to help someone locate a compass direction or other similar location. Try to orient Karen to the light so I can photograph her. It took time, but I oriented myself to north at last.
2. Fig. to help someone adjust to something, a position, or a relationship. Will you please orient Bill to our routine? She found it difficult to orient herself to the new procedures.

orient to

v.
1. To position something or someone with respect to a point or system of reference: We oriented the telescope to the southern parts of the sky. The tent's opening is oriented to the sunlight.
2. To make someone familiar with something, as facts, principles, or a situation: I oriented the staff to the new computer system.
3. To become familiar with something, as facts, principles, or a situation: The rookie needs time to orient to the schedule.
4. To focus something on some topic or on the interests of some group: We should orient our meeting to any new problems that have arisen since last week. The afterschool program is oriented to elementary school students.
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Zhenyong Liu, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Orient Paper, commented, "The launch of commercial production of tissue paper is a special milestone for us as we expand our product offerings to capitalize on this high-growth market.
Using recycled paper as its primary raw material, Orient Paper produces and distributes three categories of paper products: corrugating medium paper, offset printing paper, and other paper products, including digital photo paper and tissue paper.
Begin and finish your Orient Express holiday with two days at your choice of one of the Dorchester Group's luxury hotels: The Hotel Meurice in Paris or The Dorchester in London.
Orient owns 72% of Orico Life, with two Orient affiliates -- Orico Trading Co.
Speaking at the same news conference, Orient President Hisashi Kanai traced the decision to sell the Orico Life shares to Prudential to Orient's desire to concentrate on its traditional consumer credit business.
The new American Orient Express takes its time - a week - getting from Washington to Sacramento, and while the elegance is still there, nobody gets dressed up.
Despite the similarity in their names, the American Orient Express has nothing to do with the Venice-Simplon Orient Express luxury train that runs between London and Venice, although both have borrowed the Orient Express name from the original early-20th Century European luxury train.
What's exciting is how easy it might be to orient molecules," he says.
Founded in 1996, Orient Paper has been listed on the NYSE MKT Board with the ticker symbol "ONP" since December 2009.
has assigned a financial strength rating of B+ (Very Good) and an issuer credit rating of "bbb-" to Arab Orient Insurance Company (Arab Orient) (Jordan).
Best believes that Arab Orient has a very good business position as the Jordanian market leader with approximately an 8.