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career 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/kəˈri(ə)r/,
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careers, plural;
  1. Move swiftly and in an uncontrolled way in a specified direction
    • - the car careered across the road and went through a hedge
Noun
  1. An occupation undertaken for a significant period of a person's life and with opportunities for progress

  2. The time spent by a person in such an occupation or profession
    • - the end of a distinguished career in the navy
  3. The progress through history of an institution or organization
    • - the court has had a checkered career
  4. Working permanently in or committed to a particular profession
    • - a career diplomat
  5. (of a woman) Interested in pursuing a profession rather than devoting all her time to child care and housekeeping


  1. move headlong at high speed; "The cars careered down the road"; "The mob careered through the streets"
  2. the particular occupation for which you are trained
  3. the general progression of your working or professional life; "the general had had a distinguished career"; "he had a long career in the law"
  4. Career is defined by the Oxford English Dictionary as an individual's "course or progress through life (or a distinct portion of life)". It is usually considered to pertain to remunerative work (and sometimes also formal education).
  5. Career is a 1939 drama film directed by Leigh Jason and starring Anne Shirley and Edward Ellis. The film was distributed by RKO Radio Pictures and centers on a rivalry between two men who are in love with the same girl.
  6. Career is a 1959 film drama about actor Sam Lawson (Tony Franciosa) bent on breaking into the big time at any cost, braving World War II, the Korean War and even the more recent blacklist, something that writer Dalton Trumbo knew all too well from being blacklisted himself.
  7. (Careers (game)) Careers is a board game first manufactured by Parker Brothers in 1955, which has been reprinted from time to time up to the present day. It was devised by the sociologist James Cooke Brown. ...
  8. (Careers (Myers-Briggs)) The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) assessment is a psychometric questionnaire designed to measure psychological preferences in how people perceive the world and make decisions. ...
  9. One's calling in life; a person's occupation; one's profession; An individual’s work and life roles over their lifespan; speed; A jouster's path during a joust; A short gallop of a horse. [16th-18th c.]; To move rapidly straight ahead, especially in an uncontrolled way
  10. (Careers) Global Graduate Program Career Opportunities
  11. (Careers) A special selection of books containing information and advice on careers-related subjects such as applications, interviews, job-hunting, and specific sectors of the workplace.
  12. (Careers) Franchise Consultants
  13. de Souza careers & external postings...
  14. (Careership) (obsolete term) See Work-Based Learning.
  15. An occupation selected and pursued as the chief area of employment during your working life. A career usually involves the development of skills and the aim of successive promotions.
  16. The work you choose as your occupation for life.
  17. A person’s job or profession.
  18. In common use this refers to the sequence of stages through which people in a particular occupational sector move during the course of their employment . It has also been applied to analyzing the various stages of an individual's involvement with criminal activity.
  19. The term 'career' relates to your program level, that is, whether you are enrolled in an undergraduate program, or postgraduate program.
  20. Templates for Career development support the development of resumes or other materials that support a users' professional development.
  21. A career appointment is established at a fixed or variable percentage of time at 50 percent or more of full-time, which is expected to continue for one year or longer. ...
  22. A person's life work pattern; the way in which the individual expresses himself and relates to society through work. It can include education, training, politics, occupations, home, and family; a total progression.
  23. Equates to "level" (undergraduate/graduate) in ISIS: undergraduate, graduate, law, and non-credit.  (Student Services term)
  24. A life-work chosen by a person to use personal talent, provide some service or goods, earn money, and contribute to society.
  25. is a lifestyle concept that involves a sequence of work and leisure activities in which one engages throughout a lifetime. Careers are unique to each person and are dynamic, unfolding throughout life. ...