[vahy-tuh, vee-; Latin wee-tah]
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
[kuh-rik-yuh-luh m vahy-tee, vee-tahy; Latin koor-rik-oo-loo m wee-tahy]
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/.
Origin of curriculum vitae
First recorded in 1900–05
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noun plural vitae (ˈviːtaɪ, ˈvaɪtiː)
Word Origin for vita
from Latin: life
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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
"brief account of one's life and work," 1902, from Latin curriculum vitae, literally "course of one's life" (see curriculum). Abbreviated c.v..
plural vitae, Latin, literally "life" (see vital).
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