curricula vitae
curriculum vitae cur*ric"u*lum vi"tae (k[u^]r*r[i^]k"[=u]*l[u^]m v[imac]"t[=e], k[u^]r*r[i^]k"[=u]*l[u^]m v[imac]"t[imac]), n.; pl. {curricula vitae} (-l[.a]). [L. the course of one's life or career. See {Curriculum}.] A brief biographical summary of the main points of a person's life, especially one's education and training, the jobs one has held, and other notable activities one has participated in, as well as other notable points such as honors one has received. It is prepared and used commonly by a person who is submitting an application for a job or position of responsibility. It is also called a {vita} or {vitae}, and is abbreviated CV. [PJC]

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  • curricula vitae —    is the plural of curriculum vitae …   Dictionary of troublesome word

  • vitae — curriculum vitae cur*ric u*lum vi tae (k[u^]r*r[i^]k [=u]*l[u^]m v[imac] t[=e], k[u^]r*r[i^]k [=u]*l[u^]m v[imac] t[imac]), n.; pl. {curricula vitae} ( l[.a]). [L. the course of one s life or career. See {Curriculum}.] A brief biographical… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • currícula — ⊕ currícula, currículo → currículum vítae …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • currículum vitae — currículum o currículum vitae (plural currículos o, para la locución latina, la forma currícula vitae o la invariable currículum vitae) sustantivo masculino 1. Relación de datos biográficos, estudios realizados y trabajos desempeñados que se… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • curriculum vitae — cur*ric u*lum vi tae (k[u^]r*r[i^]k [=u]*l[u^]m v[imac] t[=e], k[u^]r*r[i^]k [=u]*l[u^]m v[imac] t[imac]), n.; pl. {curricula vitae} ( l[.a]). [L. the course of one s life or career. See {Curriculum}.] A brief biographical summary of the main… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • curriculum vitae — UK [kəˌrɪkjʊləm ˈviːtaɪ] / US [kəˌrɪkjələm ˈvɪtaɪ] / US [kəˌrɪkjələm ˈvaɪtɪ] noun [countable] Word forms curriculum vitae : singular curriculum vitae plural curricula vitae UK [kəˌrɪkjʊlə ˈviːtaɪ] / US [kəˌrɪkjələ ˈvɪtaɪ] / US [kəˌrɪkjələ ˈvaɪtɪ] …   English dictionary

  • curriculum vitae — /kəˌrɪkjυləm vi:taɪ/ noun a summary of a person’s work experience and qualifications sent to a prospective employer by someone applying for a job ● Candidates should send a letter of application with a curriculum vitae to the HR manager. ● The… …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • curriculum vitae — /keuh rik yeuh leuhm vuy tee, vee tuy/; Lat. /koohrdd rddik oo loom wee tuy/, pl. curricula vitae /keuh rik yeuh leuh vuy tee, vee tuy/; Lat. /koohrdd rddik oo lah wee tuy/. 1. Also called vita, vitae. a brief biographical résumé of one s career… …   Universalium

  • curriculum vitae — s. m. Documento que contém os dados biográficos e os relativos à formação, conhecimentos e percurso profissional de uma pessoa. = CURRÍCULO • Plural: curricula vitae.   ‣ Etimologia: locução latina que significa percurso de vida …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • curriculum vitae — ► NOUN (pl. curricula vitae) ▪ a brief account of a person s education, qualifications, and previous occupations, sent with a job application. ORIGIN Latin, course of life …   English terms dictionary

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