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curriculum vitae

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noun, cur·ric·u·lum vi·tae \kə-ˈri-kyə-ləm-ˈvē-ˌtī, -kə-ləm-, -ˈwē-ˌtī, -ˈvī-ˌtē\

Simple Definition of curriculum vitae

  • : a short document that describes your education, work experience, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of curriculum vitae

plural curricula vitae play \-lə-\

  1. :  a short account of one's career and qualifications prepared typically by an applicant for a position

Origin of curriculum vitae

Latin, course of (one's) life


First Known Use: 1902

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