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careerist

noun [C]     /kəˈrɪə.rɪst/ US  /-ˈrɪr.ɪst/ often disapproving
someone who thinks that their career is more important than anything else, and who will do anything to be successful in itStubborn and determined people
(Definition of careerist noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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