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integer vitae

[in-te-ger wee-tahy; English in-ti-jer vahy-tee, vee-tahy] /ˈɪn tɛ gɛr ˈwi taɪ; English ˈɪn tɪ dʒər ˈvaɪ ti, ˈvi taɪ/
blameless in life; innocent.


[vahy-tuh, vee-; Latin wee-tah] /ˈvaɪ tə, ˈvi-; Latin ˈwi tɑ/
noun, plural vitae
[vahy-tee, vee-tahy; Latin wee-tahy] /ˈvaɪ ti, ˈvi taɪ; Latin ˈwi taɪ/ (Show IPA)
curriculum vitae (def 1).
Also, vitae
[vahy-tee, vee-tahy] /ˈvaɪ ti, ˈvi taɪ/ (Show IPA)
1920-25; < Latin: life

curriculum vitae

[kuh-rik-yuh-luh m vahy-tee, vee-tahy; Latin koor-rik-oo-loo m wee-tahy] /kəˈrɪk yə ləm ˈvaɪ ti, ˈvi taɪ; Latin kurˈrɪk ʊˌlʊm ˈwi taɪ/
noun, plural curricula vitae
[kuh-rik-yuh-luh vahy-tee, vee-tahy; Latin koor-rik-oo-lah wee-tahy] /kəˈrɪk yə lə ˈvaɪ ti, ˈvi taɪ; Latin kurˈrɪk ʊˌlɑ ˈwi taɪ/ (Show IPA)
Also called vita, vitae. a brief biographical résumé of one's career and training, as prepared by a person applying for a job.
(italics) Latin. the course of one's life or career.
1900-05 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Examples for vitae
  • Solving it led to another web page where they were finally invited to submit their curriculum vitae.
  • We require an infusion of hemlock, spruce or arbor vitae in our tea.
  • While the duo struggled in the early days, they won't be sending out their curriculum vitae any time soon.
  • Inevitably, however, someone with an equally impressive curriculum vitae will be snubbed.
  • They tend to have a more interesting curriculum vitae.
  • Most expect to make good money and burnish their curricula vitae.
  • By contrast, a curriculum vitae displays your academic credentials and accomplishments in great detail.
  • He could also add to his curriculum vitae that he is an affable, engaging performer.
  • In order for a résumé or curriculum vitae to be effective, it must be targeted to the employers who are going to read it.
  • OK, all the expended selves that would never again fit into the rag box of a single curriculum vitae.
British Dictionary definitions for vitae

curriculum vitae

/ˈviːtaɪ; ˈvaɪtiː/
noun (pl) curricula vitae
an outline of a person's educational and professional history, usually prepared for job applications CV
Word Origin
Latin, literally: the course of one's life


/ˈviːtə; ˈvaɪ-/
noun (pl) vitae (ˈviːtaɪ; ˈvaɪtiː)
(US & Canadian) a less common term for curriculum vitae
Word Origin
from Latin: life
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for vitae
curriculum vitae
"brief account of one's life and work," 1902, from L. curriculum vitæ, lit. "course of one's life" (see curriculum).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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