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English definition of “CV”


noun [C]    /ˌsiˈvi/
a written description of your education , achievements , and previous employment , used esp . to show someone who may employ you in a new job , or to qualify for an honor
(Definition of CV noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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