curriculum vitae: Meaning and Definition of

cur•ric•u•lum vi•tae

Pronunciation: (ku-rik'yu-lum v?'t?, v?'t? Lat. k&oomacrr-rik'&oobreve-l&oobrevem&sec w?'t?), [key]
? pl. cur•ric•u•la vi•tae
  1. a brief biographical rsum of one's career and training, as prepared by a person applying for a job.
  2. (italics)the course of one's life or career.
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