HyperDic: career

English > 3 senses of the word career:
NOUNactcareer, calling, vocationthe particular occupation for which you are trained
actcareer, life historythe general progression of your working or professional life
VERBmotioncareermove headlong at high speed
career > pronunciation
Soundskerih'r
Rhymesacyclovir ... zaire / Zaire: 93 rhymes with ihr...
English > career: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe particular occupation for which you are trained.
Synonymscalling, vocation
Narrowerbusiness life, professional lifeA career in industrial or commercial or professional activities
lifeworkThe principal work of your career
specialization, specialisation, specialty, speciality, specialismThe special line of work you have adopted as your career
walk of life, walkcareers in general
Broaderoccupation, business, job, line of work, lineThe principal activity in your life that you do to earn money
Spanishprofesión, vocación
Catalanprofessió, vocació
English > career: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe general progression of your working or professional life.
Examples
  • "the general had had a distinguished career"
  • "he had a long career in the law"
Synonymlife history
Broaderprogress, progression, procession, advance, advancement, forward motion, onward motionThe act of moving forward (as toward a goal)
Spanishcarrera, trayectoria
Catalancarrera, trajectòria
Nounscareerista professional who is intent on furthering / furthering his or her career by any possible means and often at the expense of their own integrity
English > career: 3 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove headlong at high speed.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Examples
  • "The cars careered down the road"
  • "The mob careered through the streets"
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location

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