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career

ca·reer

career

 
pronunciation:
k rir
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: progress or development of a person through life or some aspect of life.
He had a long career in the Navy.
synonyms:
course, development, progression, road
similar words:
direction, journey, movement, progress, trek, trip, way
definition 2: a profession or occupation chosen as a life's work.
She wants to have a career as a scientist.
 
synonyms:
occupation, profession, vocation
similar words:
business, calling, craft, job, line, livelihood, living, métier, practice, pursuit, trade
definition 3: swift movement forward.
The horse's furious career toward the cliff was terrifying.
synonyms:
course, movement, progress, progression
similar words:
advance
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: careered, careering, careers
definition: to run or move swiftly or wildly; rush.
The deer suddenly careered into the woods.
synonyms:
bolt, dash, rush, scud
similar words:
dart, fly, hurry, jump, run, scamper, scoot, scramble, speed, spring
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: having a specific profession or doing something as a profession.
He's decided to become a career soldier.
synonyms:
professional
similar words:
business
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