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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
career /kə'riə/
  • danh từ
    • nghề, nghề nghiệp
      • to choose a career: chọn nghề
    • sự nghiệp (của một người); đời hoạt động; quá trình phát triển (của một đảng phái, một nguyên tắc)
      • at the end of his career: vào cuối đời hoạt động của anh ta
      • we can learn much by reading about the careers of great men: chúng ta học tập được nhiều điều khi đọc về sự nghiệp của các vĩ nhân
    • tốc lực; sự chạy nhanh; sự lao nhanh; đà lao nhanh
      • in full career: hết tốc lực
      • to stop somebody in mind career: chặn người nào khi đang trong đà chạy nhanh
    • (định ngữ), (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) nhà nghề, chuyên nghiệp (ngoại giao...)
      • career man: tay ngoại giao nhà nghề
  • nội động từ
    • chạy nhanh, lao nhanh
    • chạy lung tung
Concise Dictionary
+the particular occupation for which you are trained
+the general progression of your working or professional life
+move headlong at high speed
Thesaurus Dictionary
1 employment, occupation, calling, vocation, pursuit, (life's) work, job, business, livelihood; profession, trade, craft, métier:
She has made a career out of helping others. He is undecided whether to pursue a career in accountancy.
2 speed, race, rush, dash, fly, tear, hurtle, bolt, shoot, Colloq zoom:
A bicycle came careering around the corner and knocked him down.
Advanced English Dictionary
noun, verb
+ noun
1 the series of jobs that a person has in a particular area of work, usually involving more responsibility as time passes: a career in medicine / politics + a teaching / academic career + What made you decide on a career as a vet? + She has been concentrating on her career. + a change of career + a career soldier / diplomat (= a professional one) + (BrE) a careers adviser / officer (= a person whose job is to give people advice and information about jobs)
2 the period of time that you spend in your life working or doing a particular thing: She started her career as an English teacher. + He is playing the best tennis of his career. + My school career was not very impressive.
+ verb [V +adv./prep.] (of a person or vehicle) to move forward very quickly, especially in an uncontrolled way
Synonym: HURTLE
The vehicle careered across the road and hit a cyclist.
Collocation Dictionary

1 series of jobs that a person has


long | brief, short | brilliant, distinguished, glittering, good, great, successful
He had a distinguished career as a diplomat.
| promising | flagging
He did a film for Hollywood to boost his flagging career.
| chosen
She achieved a lot in her chosen career.
| academic, acting, diplomatic, literary, medical, military, musical, political, sporting, teaching | playing, professional, recording, stage
the album that launched his recording career


build, carve out, have, make, pursue
He made a good career for himself in football. She pursued a successful career in medicine.
| begin, embark on, launch, start (out on)
young actors just starting out on their careers
| boost | abandon, give up | cut short, end, ruin, wreck
a car crash which wrecked his career
| resume | change


last sth, span sth
Her stage career spans sixty years.
| start, take off | be over, end


careers advice/guidance/information, careers adviser/officer, careers service | break
a career break to have children
| advancement, development, ladder, path, progression
a move higher up the career ladder
| choice, move
a smart career move
| opportunities, prospects, structure
The profession has no clear career structure.
| civil servant, diplomat, soldier | girl, woman


during/throughout your ~
She won many awards during her acting career.
| ~ in
a career in computers
| ~ with
a brilliant career with the Royal Ballet


the peak/height of your career
She was at the peak of her playing career when she injured herself.
| a change of career

2 period of your life spent working/doing sth


chequered, colourful, turbulent, varied
He has had a somewhat chequered career.
| school, working
She started her working career as a waitress.





A sudden gust caught her hat and sent it careering wildly down the road.
| around
children careering around the playground


down, into, off, through
The lorry careered off the road and hit a tree.

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