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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/
adjective, Latin.
1.
blameless in life; innocent.

vita

[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)
1.
curriculum vitae (def 1).
Also, vitae
[vahy-tee, vee-tahy] /ˈvaɪ ti, ˈvi taɪ/ (Show IPA)
.
Origin of vita
1920-1925
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)
1.
Also called vita, vitae. a brief biographical résumé of one's career and training, as prepared by a person applying for a job.
2.
(italics) Latin. the course of one's life or career.
Origin
1900-05
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vita

/ˈviːtə; ˈvaɪ-/
noun (pl) vitae (ˈviːtaɪ; ˈvaɪtiː)
1.
(US & Canadian) a less common term for curriculum vitae
Word Origin
from Latin: life

curriculum vitae

/ˈviːtaɪ; ˈvaɪtiː/
noun (pl) curricula vitae
1.
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
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curriculum vitae

n.

"brief account of one's life and work," 1902, from Latin curriculum vitae, literally "course of one's life" (see curriculum). Abbreviated c.v..

vita

n.

plural vitae, Latin, literally "life" (see vital).

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