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curriculum vitae

noun [C]
 
 
( plural curricula vitae, or curriculum vitaes) formal ( abbreviation CV, US usually resume, or résumé)
a short written description of your education, qualifications, previous jobs, and sometimes also your personal interests, which you send to an employer when you are trying to get a job. In the US, curriculum vitae is mostly used when applying for academic teaching jobs; resume or résumé is used for other jobs: Applicants are invited to send their curriculum vitae and names and addresses of three referees.
Translations of “curriculum vitae”
in Korean 이력서…
in Arabic سيرة ذاتِيّة…
in Portuguese currículo…
in Catalan currículum…
in Japanese 履歴書…
in Italian curriculum…
in Chinese (Traditional) 履歷…
in Chinese (Simplified) 履历…
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