career/ kəˈrɪər /

an occupation or profession, especially one requiring special training, followed as one’s lifework:
He sought a career as a lawyer.
a person’s progress or general course of action through life or through a phase of life, as in some profession or undertaking:
His career as a soldier ended with the armistice.
success in a profession, occupation, etc.
a course, especially a swift one.

verb (used without object)
to run or move rapidly along; go at full speed.

having or following a career; professional:
a career diplomat.

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