vita

[ vahy-tuh, vee-; Latin wee-tah ]
/ ˈvaɪ tə, ˈvi-; Latin ˈwi tɑ /

noun, plural vi·tae [vahy-tee, vee-tahy; Latin wee-tahy] /ˈvaɪ ti, ˈvi taɪ; Latin ˈwi taɪ/.

Also vi·tae [vahy-tee, vee-tahy] /ˈvaɪ ti, ˈvi taɪ/.

Origin of vita

1920–25; < Latin: life

Definition for vitae (2 of 3)

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.

blameless in life; innocent.

Definition for vitae (3 of 3)

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 cur·ric·u·la vi·tae [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/.

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.

Origin of curriculum vitae

First recorded in 1900–05
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British Dictionary definitions for vitae (1 of 2)

vita

/ (ˈviːtə, ˈvaɪ-) /

noun plural vitae (ˈviːtaɪ, ˈvaɪtiː)

US and Canadian a less common term for curriculum vitae

Word Origin for vita

from Latin: life

British Dictionary definitions for vitae (2 of 2)

curriculum vitae

/ (ˈviːtaɪ, ˈvaɪtiː) /

noun plural curricula vitae

an outline of a person's educational and professional history, usually prepared for job applicationsAbbreviation: CV

Word Origin for curriculum vitae

Latin, literally: the course of one's life
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