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CVnoun [C]

us   /ˌsiˈvi/
a written description of your education, achievements, and previous employment, used esp. to show someone who may employ you in a new job, or to qualify for an honor
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CVnoun [C]

uk   /ˌsiːˈviː/ us   /ˌsiːˈviː/
B1 mainly UK US usually résumé abbreviation for curriculum vitae : 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
US a written description of the previous work of someone who is looking for a job at a college or university: Applicants interested in applying for the position should submit their CVs to the Anatomy Department no later than 15 February.

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CVnoun [C]

uk   /ˌsiːˈviː/ us   mainly UK US usually resume, or résumé
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: Please send a full CV and covering letter quoting reference "EC99" to the above address. This type of project management is a great thing to have on your CV.
US a written document giving a description of your previous work, previous employment, etc. that you show to someone when you are applying for a job, a university course, etc.: Applicants for the position should submit their CVs to the Anatomy Department no later than February 23.
(Definition of CV from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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