Meaning of curriculum vitae

cur•ric•u•lum vi•tae

Pronunciation: (ku-rik'yu-lum vī'tē, vē'tī Lat. k&oomacrr-rik'&oobreve-l&oobrevem&sec wē'tī), [key]
— pl. cur•ric•u•la vi•tae
  1. a brief biographical résumé 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.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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