career
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career(
kuh
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rihr
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (profession)
a. la carrera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Mi aim is to have a career in the medical field.Mi objetivo es tener una carrera en el ámbito médico.
b. la profesión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Always putting your career first can be counterproductive.Anteponer tu profesión a lo demás puede ser contraproducente.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (professional)
a. de carrera
His dad was a career politician.Su papá era un político de carrera.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to go at full speed)
a. ir a toda velocidad
The shopping cart careered down the hill.El carrito de la compra fue a toda velocidad cuesta abajo.
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career
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (working life, profession)
a. la carrera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
careers officerasesor(ora) de orientación profesional
careers serviceservicio de orientación profesional
career diplomatdiplomático(a) de carrera
it was a good career movefue bueno para mi/tu/ etc . carrera
a job with career prospectsun trabajo con buenas perspectivas profesionales
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (general)
a.
to career (along)ir a toda velocidad
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career [kəˈrɪəʳ]
noun
(occupation) profesión (f); (working life) carrera (f) profesional
he made a career (for himself) in advertising se dedicó a la publicidad; desarrolló su carrera profesional en el campo de la publicidad
intransitive verb
correr a toda velocidad
to career down the street correr calle abajo; to career into a wall estrellarse contra un muro
modifier
[+diplomat, soldier] de carrera; [+criminal] profesional
career girl (n) mujer (f) de carrera
career move (n) cambio (m) (en la trayectoria) profesional
Again Janet was looking for a career move Carol was not happy at all about his career move
a good/bad career move una buena/mala decisión para la trayectoria profesional
Getting divorced proved to be a good career move — suddenly she was everyone's favourite pin-up again
career prospects (n) perspectivas (f) profesionales
careers advisor (Britain)careers counselor (US) (n) (Educ) persona encargada de la guía vocacional de los alumnos
careers guidance (n) (Britain) guía (f) vocacional
careers office (n) oficina (f) de guía vocacional
careers officer (n) consejeroaconsejera (m) (f) de orientación profesional;a consejera
careers service (n) servicio (m) de orientación profesional
careers teacher (n) (Britain) (Educ)
careers advisor See culture box in entry career.
career woman (n) mujer (f) de carrera
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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