career

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ca‧reer

Noun[change]

Singular
career

Plural
careers

  1. (countable) A career is a job or a series of related jobs that you do for many years.
    His pro coaching career spans 23 years, including time with the 49ers (1967-73 and' 77), the Browns (1978-80), the Oilers (1981-82), the Cowboys (1983-85) and the Cardinals (1986-89).
    She says that she enjoyed making the movie, but has no plans to pursue an acting career.
    Students need more support from teachers and advisers in deciding about academic programs and career paths.
    Don quit his old job and launched a new career, restoring classic cars in a backyard garage.
    He lost his hand in an accident, which ended his painting career.
    Career advancement is often based on job performance, not just how long you've been in the job.

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