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Career Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • the general progression of your working or professional life; "the general had had a distinguished career"; "he had a long career in the law"
  • the particular occupation for which you are trained
  • move headlong at high speed; "The cars careered down the road"; "The mob careered through the streets"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • the particular occupation for which you are trained ,
  • the general progression of your working or professional life; "the general had had a distinguished career"; "he had a long career in the law"

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Career Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A career is considered to be a job with opportunity for promotion within a company or corporation. A job without this opportunity is simply called a job. Professionals usually have careers while people without a college education usually just have jobs. Also a Career is a job you can stay with for a long period of time.



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'Career' example sentence in quotations


* Unless a man believes in himself and makes a total commitment to his career and puts everything he has into it - his mind, his body, his heart - what's life worth to him - Vince Lombardi

* It is my settled opinion, after some years as a political correspondent, that no one is attracted to a political career in the first place unless he is socially or emotionally crippled. - F. F. Bosworth

* Last night's homer was Willie Stargell's 399th career home run, leaving him one shy of 500. - Jerry Coleman


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Career Sample Sentences in News


  • Neglecting These 5 Actions Will Crush Your Career
    Over 60% of professionals surveyed are neglecting these 5 critical career-building steps. Read more on this news related to 'Career'
  • Playing less extended my career, says Number 1 Serena
    Wuhan (China) (AFP) - World number one Serena Williams said Monday that playing less tennis has helped extend her glittering career, as she acknowledged in the wake of Li Na's retirement that players' bodies can "betray" them. Read more on this news related to 'Career'
  • Career tests could replace a Regents exam for high schoolers
    The state’s top education leaders could vote as early as next month to allow high school students to substitute a career or technical education test for one of five Regents exams now required to earn a high school degree. Read more on this news related to 'Career'

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