Definition of 'career'
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That summer was a turning point in my life and career. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This tends to confirm the grim showbiz maxim that death is a great career move. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Who said all political careers end in failure? Times, Sunday Times (2016)The key to a long career is to try new things. The Sun (2016)If the vegetarian lifestyle was healthy, it was not going to help his future career. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That is partly a failing of the careers service in schools, he says. Times, Sunday Times (2016)GET dressed for success with a career in fashion. The Sun (2017)I want to finish my track career on a high. The Sun (2017)It's quite incredible how one 's career has gone into orbit while my son is no longer around. The Sun (2016)He was great for me as he helped nurture my career. The Sun (2009)Yet there was another career move waiting in the wings. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Will put his music career on hold last year to pursue acting roles. The Sun (2008)The careers service also conducts offers advice in interviews over the telephone. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Yet careers guidance is too often poor. Times, Sunday Times (2015)She has often spoken fondly of the influence of her parents on her political career. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Some recognise those who have had long and glittering careers. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She hopes that this will pave the way for a career in the media. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The vehicle careered off the road and tumbled down an embankment. Broken Lives (1993)This is the best place for me to get seen and to progress my career. The Sun (2010)What is the most valuable career advice you received? Times, Sunday Times (2013)We may have an established career and home life. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There will also be careers and company presentations. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Being a mother can seriously damage your earnings potential and disrupt your career path. Double Income No Kids Yet? (1989)Witnesses said he was slumped in his cab as the vehicle careered along the street. Times, Sunday Times (2014)His career has been one big challenge after another and he has met each one in thrilling style. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He has gone through a harrowing time and is looking forward to getting his career back on track. The Sun (2014)Wales wasted him this season and are in danger of wrecking what should have been a wonderful international career. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Was a career in fashion inevitable? Times, Sunday Times (2014)Best for your job or career? Double Income No Kids Yet? (1989)
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Translations for 'career'
British English: career /kəˈrɪə/ NOUN
Your career is your job or profession.
...a career in journalism.
- American English: career
- Arabic: مِهْنَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: carreira
- Chinese: 事业
- Croatian: karijera
- Czech: kariéra
- Danish: karriere
- Dutch: carrière
- European Spanish: carrera profesional
- Finnish: ura
- French: carrière travail
- German: Karriere
- Greek: καριέρα
- Italian: carriera
- Japanese: キャリア
- Korean: 경력
- Norwegian: karriere
- Polish: kariera
- European Portuguese: carreira
- Romanian: carieră
- Russian: карьера
- Spanish: carrera profesión
- Swedish: karriär
- Thai: อาชีพการทำงาน
- Turkish: kariyer
- Ukrainian: кар'єра
- Vietnamese: nghề nghiệp
British English: career VERB
If a person or vehicle careers somewhere, they move fast and in an uncontrolled way.
His car careered into a river.
Definition of career from the Collins English Dictionary
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