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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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