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résumé

noun [C] ( also resume)
 
 
/ˈrezəmeɪ/ US ( UK curriculum vitae)
HR a short written description of your education, qualifications, and previous jobs which you send to an employer when you are trying to get a job: send/submit/write a résumé To apply, please submit a detailed résumé. →  Compare curriculum vitae
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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