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English definition of “résumé”

résumé

noun [C]     /ˈrezəmeɪ/ US (mainly UK CV)
a document that describes your qualifications and the jobs that 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 résumé noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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