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career
American English: /kəˈrɪr/
British English: /kəˈrɪə/

Translation of career in Spanish:

noun

  • he made a career for himself in journalism o as a journalist
    se forjó una carrera en el periodismo or como periodista
    se abrió camino como periodista
    (before noun) careers adviser o (British English) , careers counsellor
    orientador, (-dora) (masculine, feminine) (profesional)
    careers office
    oficina (feminine) de orientación profesional
    career path
    trayectoria (feminine) profesional
    career guidance
    orientación (feminine) profesional or (Southern Cone) vocacional
    career diplomat career girl/woman
    mujer (feminine) de carrera
    Example sentences
    • You should also contact your local careers office/centre for information and advice on careers and learning opportunities.
    • This could benefit the stream of outgoing students in their hunt for new careers and novel opportunities.
    • There are some careers where a significant surname is all you need - being an aristocrat, for example.

intransitive verb

  • ir a toda velocidad
    a truck careered toward us
    un camión se nos vino encima a toda velocidad
    Example sentences
    • However the longer route has to be taken as they won't fit down the side of the house this way, so it's out through one gate and in through another hoping not to meet a car careering down the road in the process.
    • He remembered the car careering off the road, ploughing through a hedge and rolling over a couple of times.
    • The car careered down the road and hit a chestnut tree head-on.

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