Definition of résumé noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈrezjumeɪ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈrezəmeɪ//
    Job interviews
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  1. 1résumé (of something) a short summary or account of something a brief résumé of events so far
  2. 2(North American English) (British English curriculum vitae) a written record of your education and the jobs you have done, that you send when you are applying for a job See related entries: Job interviews
  3. Word Originlate Middle English: from Old French resumer or Latin resumere, from re- ‘back’ + sumere ‘take’.Extra examples He padded his résumé in order to appear more experienced. I have been building my résumé by interning at various law firms. I received an unsolicited résumé from someone asking me to hire him. There’s still a glaring hole in his résumé. Yes, I’ve read your résumé. Very impressive. You can post your résumé on the website free of charge.
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