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What Is A CV?

15 Jul 2016

CV is an abbreviation of Curriculum Vitae, Latin for "course of life" . The plural is curricula vitae.

A curriculum vitae may be called a vita , but should not be called a curriculum vita or just vitae ; the former is ungrammatical Latin and the latter is nonsensical.

The word résumé is directly from French and means "summary".

Source: Wikipedia

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