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curriculum vitae

Generally abbreviated as CV, a curriculum vitae is a brief summary of a person's education and work experience and achievements. Individuals usually prepare CVs to send to prospective employers when applying for a job. The term CV is generally synonymous with the term "résumé", however the term CV is used almost exclusively when talking about an application for an academic position, wereas the term résumé is more commonly used in other business hiring situations, however the two terms are often used interchangeably.

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