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résumé

noun [C] ( also resume)  /ˈrez·əˌmeɪ/ us  
a written statement of your educational and work experience: He looked at her résumé, asked her a few questions, and then offered her the job.
Translations of “résumé”
in Korean 이력서…
in Arabic سيرة ذاتِيّة…
in French curriculum vitae, résumé…
in Turkish özgeçmiş…
in Italian curriculum…
in Chinese (Traditional) 摘要, 梗概, 概述…
in Russian резюме, краткая автобиография…
in Polish życiorys, CV…
in Spanish currículum vitae, resumen…
in Portuguese currículo…
in German der Lebenslauf, die Zusammenfassung…
in Catalan currículum…
in Japanese 履歴書…
in Chinese (Simplified) 摘要, 梗概, 概述…
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