résumé

Definitions

General English

  • noun a short summing-up of the main points of a discussion or of a book

Human Resources

  • noun a summary of a person’s work experience and qualifications sent to a prospective employer by someone applying for a job.

Politics

  • noun the summary of a piece of writing
  • noun the summary of a person’s life story showing important details of education and work experience

Publishing

  • noun a summary of a text
  • noun a summary of a person’s educational and work experience, for the information of possible future employers
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