Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “résumé”

See all translations

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…
(Definition of résumé noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of résumé?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “résumé”

Definitions of “résumé” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

baby

a very young child, especially one that has not yet begun to walk or talk

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More