Definition of carreer
1. career [ n ] the particular occupation for which you are trainedUsed in print:
(The Atlanta Constitution...)
His political career goes_back to his election to city_council in 1923 .
(The Dallas Morning News,...)
I'm willing to stake my political career on_it '' .
During his college career , Dr._Clark was captain of his basketball_team and was a football letterman .
(The New York Times,...)
Philadelphia permitted him to seek a better connection after he had refused to reconsider his decision to end his career as a player .
Skorich , who is 39 years old , played football at Cincinnati_University and_then had a three year professional career as a lineman under Jock_Sutherland with the Pittsburgh_Steelers .Synonyms career vocation calling Related Terms occupation specialization walk_of_life business_life lifework call
2. career [ n ] the general progression of your working or professional life
Examples: "the general had had a distinguished career" "he had a long career in the law"
(Bern Dibner, "Oerstad and the Discovery of Electro...)
The new century opened with Oersted beginning his professional career in_charge of an apothecary shop in Copenhagen and as lecturer at the university .
He assumed his academic career with the same intensity and thoroughness that had marked every step in his rise from boyhood .
(Harold Rosenberg, "The Trial and Eichmann"...)
The career of Eichmann made the Trial a potential showcase for anti-Semitic demoralization :
(Charles Wharton Stork, "Verner von Heidenstam"...)
With the first of a group of historical novels , The_Charles_Men_(_Karolinerna ) , published in 1897_-_8 , he achieved the masterpiece of his career .
The career of Charles_12 , is obviously very similar to that of Napoleon .Synonyms career life_history Related Terms progress
3. career [ v ] move headlong at high speed
Examples: "The cars careered down the road" "The mob careered through the streets"
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