career, calling, vocation(noun)
the particular occupation for which you are trained
career, life history(verb)
the general progression of your working or professional life
"the general had had a distinguished career"; "he had a long career in the law"
move headlong at high speed
"The cars careered down the road"; "The mob careered through the streets"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
A career was originally the ground for a race, or, especially, for a knight's charge in tournament or battle; whence career was early applied to the charge itself.
If you will use the lance, take ground for your career.... The four horsemen met in full career.
ScottQuentin Durward ch. 14, p. 194. [ D. F. & CO.]
In its figurative use career signifies some continuous and conspicuous work, usually a life-work, and most frequently one of honorable achievement. Compare BUSINESS.
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Throughout my career, and never more so than in my current situation, it has been worth it to find work that I really enjoy doing, instead of winning points, I’m winning money. Each time I do, I do a victory dance around my home office and call it a day. Because I enjoy it, that makes it easier to be good.
The only place that doesn’t want term limits on Congress is right here, Washington, that’s where all of the career politicians are. … In Washington, they say term limits cannot be done. That’s nonsense. They work for us. We don’t work for them.
We felt it was appropriate to salute Jeff's tremendous career by running the number he's made so famous.
It's the end of the season but I think I played one of the best matches for sure of the year, maybe in my career, i think Guido helped me a lot to be more confident in this match and I played unreal tennis.
I have started to embrace the fact that everybody has objectives and needs to have the best possible opportunity for his career, in that respect, I am absolutely open for everybody to explore options.
Translations for career
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- поприще, кариера, препускам, кариерBulgarian
- carreraCatalan, Valencian
- viilettää, ura, pyyhältää, työ, ammatti, työura, kiitääFinnish
- 経歴, キャリア, 職業Japanese
- carrière, loopbaanDutch
- karriereNorwegian Nynorsk
- voar, carreiraPortuguese
- карьера, карьер, профессия, призвание, поприщеRussian
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