curriculum vitae

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin curriculum (course) + vītae, genitive of vīta (life).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kəˈrɪkjələm ˈviːtaɪ/
  • IPA(key): /kəˈrɪkjᵿləm ˈvaɪtiː/

NounEdit

curriculum vitae (plural curricula vitae or curricula vitarum)

  1. (UK) A written account of one's life comprising one's education, accomplishments, work experience, publications, etc.; especially, one used to apply for a job.
  2. (US) A detailed written account of one's education and experience used to seek positions in academic or educational environments, typically including academic credentials, publications, courses taught, etc.

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Last modified on 7 April 2014, at 23:52