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French term or phrase:C.V.
English translation:resume
Entered by: Alan Stricof
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20:14 Jan 21, 2002
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
Bus/Financial - Human Resources / employment
French term or phrase: C.V.
Envoyez-nous votre C.V.

This is an abbreviation for what French term - resume?
Alan Stricof
resume
Explanation:
You're right but it's not French, it's Latin (curriculum vitae) They are expecting a one-page US style resume from you.
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David Boorer
Local time: 21:02
Grading comment
Thamks for your help! Alan
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
4 +2curriculum vitae - resume
Maya Jurt
4 +2C.V. = abbreviation for curriculum vitaeWyley Powell
4 +1resumeDavid Boorer
4Curriculum vitaeDPolice


  

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4 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2
curriculum vitae - resume


Explanation:
Yes.

Maya Jurt
Switzerland
Local time: 22:02
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in category: 4

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Marian Greenfield: yup. tend to use C.V. more in academic circles in the U.S., resume more in business. I believe in Europe C.V. is most common
1 min
  -> Absolutely

agree  Andrew Cowderoy: we've got two possible answers and four responses covering them all!
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4 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2
C.V. = abbreviation for curriculum vitae


Explanation:
A curriculum vitae is a résumé.

Wyley Powell
Canada
Local time: 16:02
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Erika Pavelka
0 min

agree  Linda Young
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6 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
Curriculum vitae


Explanation:
CV stands for the Latin words curriculum vitae

DPolice
Local time: 22:02
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7 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
resume


Explanation:
You're right but it's not French, it's Latin (curriculum vitae) They are expecting a one-page US style resume from you.

David Boorer
Local time: 21:02
Grading comment
Thamks for your help! Alan

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Eva Blanar
1 min
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