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CV

noun [C]
 
/ˌsiːˈviː/ mainly UK ( US résumé)
B1 a document that describes your qualifications and the jobs you have done, which you send to an employer that you want to work forOfficial documentsSummaries and summarisingAccounts and storiesRecruiting staff, applying for and accepting jobs
Translations of “CV”
in Korean 이력서…
in Arabic سيرة ذاتِيّة…
in French cv, CV…
in Turkish özgeçmiş…
in Italian curriculum vitae…
in Chinese (Traditional) 簡歷,履歷, (向學院或大學求職的)履歷…
in Russian краткая биография…
in Polish życiorys, CV…
in Spanish CV, cv…
in Portuguese currículo…
in German der Lebenslauf…
in Catalan currículum…
in Japanese 履歴書…
in Chinese (Simplified) 简历,履历, (向学院或大学求职的)履历…
(Definition of CV from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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