political orientation


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n political orientation an orientation that characterizes the thinking of a group or nation
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In literature:

The average Far Oriental, indeed, talks as much to no purpose as his Western cousin, only in his chit-chat politeness replaces personalities.
"The Soul of the Far East" by Percival Lowell
Soon the guide came, a little dark man with a Jewish face, a German name, an American accent, and the polite manner of an Oriental.
"The Port of Adventure" by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
It appears from the sequel that this is merely an example of Oriental politeness.
"The Unity of Civilization" by Various
Oriental politics is like the winds of the equinox: it blows from all directions.
"The Adventures of Kathlyn" by Harold MacGrath
Moreover, Grand Orient masonry is not only political but subversive in its political aims.
"Secret Societies And Subversive Movements" by Nesta H. Webster
The Orient's chief handicap has been its vicious political tradition.
"The New World of Islam" by Lothrop Stoddard
Only a few years ago we could not imagine an Oriental, occupying a political, or educational or religions platform with an Occidental.
"Sex=The Unknown Quantity" by Ali Nomad
The main criterion for membership in that elite is power derived from approved ideological orientation and political activism.
"Area Handbook for Romania" by Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
Politically the island is divided into four States, Oriente, Camaguey, Las Villas, and Occidente.
"The Arena" by Various
The question was plain to him, but with Oriental reticence he politely evaded it.
"Rounding up the Raider" by Percy F. Westerman

In news:

What is George Seay III, Perry's Texas finance chair, hiding in his tangled web of politically oriented nonprofits.
Opponents of a measure designed to increase regulation of ""sexually oriented businesses"" recently formed a new political action committee and began collecting signatures for a referendum to keep the law from taking effect.
Much of it is politically oriented misinformation that describes various fearsome and costly outcomes.
Since college, Brooklyn-based activist Josh Fox, 39, had run a politically oriented theater company.
And it's an example, too, of the value of the expansive public-oriented information ecosystem that has emerged to help tackle the money-in-politics story.
But I tried to hit up a diverse group in age, race, gender, sexual orientation and political leanings.
Depending on one's sense of humor, political orientation, and bank balance, one either rises to the occasion or flushes.
If you'd asked me six months ago which political memes were likely to trend this year, I definitely wouldn't have picked freedom of expression or sexual-orientation issues, but there you have it: Chick-fil-A.
Though the essays in Against the American Grain date from the last ten years—a time when Dwight Macdonald substituted literary concerns for political inquiry—his orientation is still basically political.
MSNBC canceled Phil Donahue's nightly show yesterday, putting an end to its high-profile effort to challenge CNN and the Fox News Channel in the area of prime-time politically oriented talk.

In science:

The graph contains 441 edges and all nodes are labeled according to their political orientation (conservative, liberal or neutral).
On-line relational SOM for dissimilarity data
Almost all clusters contain books having the same political orientation.
On-line relational SOM for dissimilarity data
Clusters that contain books with multiple political orientations are in the middle of the grid and include neutral books.
On-line relational SOM for dissimilarity data
Hence, this clustering can give a clue on a more subtle political orientation than the original labeling: for instance, liberal books from cluster 12 probably have a weaker commitment that those from clusters 1 or 2.
On-line relational SOM for dissimilarity data
The nodes are labeled according to their political orientation and are colored according to a gradient that aims at emphasizing the distance between clusters on the grid, as represented at the top the figure.
On-line relational SOM for dissimilarity data