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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 Education Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 Results
    Career Education Corporation today reported operating and financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2014. Read more on this news related to 'Career'
  • Career Education jumps on narrower-than-expected loss
    Shares of Career Education Corp. surged in after-market trading Tuesday after the for-profit education company posted a smaller quarterly loss than Wall Street expected. The Schaumburg, Illinois-based ... Read more on this news related to 'Career'
  • Westbrook has career-high 49, lifts Thunder past 76ers in OT
    Russell Westbrook donned a mask and played like a superhero. The All-Star Game MVP set career highs with 49 points and 16 rebounds, and added 10 assists for his fourth consecutive triple-double, helping the Oklahoma City Thunder defeat the Philadelphia 76ers 123-118 in overtime Wednesday night. Westbrook wore the facial protection after having a bone in his right Read more on this news related to 'Career'

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