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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.
Translations of “résumé”
in Korean 이력서…
in Arabic سيرة ذاتِيّة…
in French curriculum vitae, résumé…
in Turkish özgeçmiş…
in Italian curriculum…
in Chinese (Traditional) 摘要, 梗概, 概述…
in Russian резюме, краткая автобиография…
in Polish życiorys, CV…
in Spanish currículum vitae, resumen…
in Portuguese currículo…
in German der Lebenslauf, die Zusammenfassung…
in Catalan currículum…
in Japanese 履歴書…
in Chinese (Simplified) 摘要, 梗概, 概述…
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