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CV

noun [C]
 
 
/ˌsiːˈviː/ mainly UK ( US usually resume, or résumé)
a short written description of your education, qualifications, previous jobs, and sometimes also your personal interests, that you send to an employer when you are trying to get a job: Please send a full CV and covering letter quoting reference "EC99" to the above address. This type of project management is a great thing to have on your CV.
US a written document giving a description of your previous work, previous employment, etc. that you show to someone when you are applying for a job, a university course, etc.: Applicants for the position should submit their CVs to the Anatomy Department no later than February 23. → See also curriculum vitae
(Definition of CV from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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