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English definition of “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
(Definition of CV noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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