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résumé

noun [C] uk   /ˈrez.juː.meɪ/  us   /ˈrez.ʊ-/
a short statement of the important details of something: She gave us a brief résumé of the project so far. US (UK CV) a short written description of your education, qualifications, previous jobs, and sometimes also your personal interests, that you send to an employer when you are trying to get a job: She sent her résumé to 50 companies, but didn't even get an interview.
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