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English noun: career

1. career (act) the particular occupation for which you are trained

Synonymscalling, vocation

Broader (hypernym)business, job, line, line of work, occupation

Narrower (hyponym)business life, lifework, professional life, specialisation, specialism, speciality, specialization, specialty, walk, walk of life

2. career (act) the general progression of your working or professional life

SamplesThe general had had a distinguished career.
He had a long career in the law.

Synonymslife history

Broader (hypernym)advance, advancement, forward motion, onward motion, procession, progress, progression

English verb: career

1. career (motion) move headlong at high speed

SamplesThe cars careered down the road.
The mob careered through the streets.

Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)go, locomote, move, travel

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