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personal statementnoun [C]

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in the UK, a short piece of writing about yourself and your interests that forms part of your university application (= request to be given a place to study at a university)
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personal statementnoun [C]

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HR a short written description of your personal qualities that you include with a CV, a university application form, etc. when applying for a job or a place on a course: The personal statement is absolutely critical to the success of your job application.
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