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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Career  \Ca*reer"\,  n.  [F.  carri[`e]re  race  course,  high  road, 
  street,  fr  L.  carrus  wagon.  See  {Car}.] 
  1.  A  race  course:  the  ground  run  over 
 
  To  go  back  again  the  same  career.  --Sir  P. 
  Sidney. 
 
  2.  A  running;  full  speed;  a  rapid  course. 
 
  When  a  horse  is  running  in  his  full  career. 
  --Wilkins. 
 
  3.  General  course  of  action  or  conduct  in  life,  or  in  a 
  particular  part  or  calling  in  life,  or  in  some  special 
  undertaking;  usually  applied  to  course  or  conduct  which  is 
  of  a  public  character;  as  Washington's  career  as  a 
  soldier. 
 
  An  impartial  view  of  his  whole  career.  --Macaulay. 
 
  4.  (Falconry)  The  flight  of  a  hawk. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Career  \Ca*reer"\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Careered}  3;  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Careering}] 
  To  move  or  run  rapidly. 
 
  areering  gayly  over  the  curling  waves.  --W.  Irving. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  career 
  n  1:  the  particular  occupation  for  which  you  are  trained  [syn:  {calling}, 
  {vocation}] 
  2:  the  general  progression  of  your  working  or  professional 
  life;  "the  general  had  had  a  distinguished  career";  "he 
  had  a  long  career  in  the  law"  [syn:  {life  history}] 
  v  :  move  headlong  at  high  speed;  "The  cars  careered  down  the 
  road";  "The  mob  careered  through  the  streets" 




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