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"curriculum vitae" in British English

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curriculum vitaenoun [C]

uk   us   /kəˌrɪk.jʊ.ləmˈviː.taɪ/ (plural curricula vitae ) formal
a CV
(Definition of curriculum vitae from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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curriculum vitaenoun [C]

uk   us   (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 ​personalinterests, 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.
(Definition of curriculum vitae from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “curriculum vitae”
in Arabic سيرة ذاتِيّة…
in Korean 이력서…
in Portuguese currículo…
in Catalan currículum…
in Japanese 履歴書…
in Chinese (Simplified) 履历…
in Chinese (Traditional) 履歷…
in Italian curriculum…
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