- n. 生涯；职业；事业；速度，全速
- adj. 作为毕生职业的
- vi. 全速前进，猛冲
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来自词根cur, 跑，词源同car, current. 原指路程，驰骋，后用于职业。
- career:  Originally, a career was a ‘road or racetrack for vehicles’. Its ultimate source was Latin carrus ‘wheeled vehicle’ (from which we get car), which produced the Vulgar Latin derivative *carāria ‘track for wheeled vehicles’. This passed into English via Provençal carreira, Italian carriera, and French carrière. Its earliest meaning was ‘racecourse’, and hence, by extension, ‘swift course’; the main present-day sense ‘course of someone’s working life’ did not develop until the 19th century, probably owing to renewed influence of French carrière.
- career (n.)
- 1530s, "a running (usually at full speed), a course" (especially of the sun, etc., across the sky), from Middle French carriere "road, racecourse" (16c.), from Old Provençal or Italian carriera, from Vulgar Latin *(via) cararia "carriage (road), track for wheeled vehicles," from Latin carrus "chariot" (see car). Sense of "course of a working life" first attested 1803.
- career (v.)
- 1590s, "to charge at a tournament," from career (n.). The meaning "move rapidly, run at full speed" (1640s) is from the image of a horse "passing a career" on the jousting field, etc. Related: Careered; careering.
- 1. Somehow Karin managed to cope with the demands of her career.
- 2. She dusted herself down and left to build her own career.
- 3. Talent, hard work and sheer tenacity are all crucial to career success.
- 4. I had to postpone ideas of a career and stay at home.
- 5. Chantal was lucky to be able to salvage her career.
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