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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ca·reer /kəˈrɪr/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ca·reer n.
 1. A race course: the ground run over.
    To go back again the same career.   --Sir P. Sidney.
 2. A running; full speed; a rapid course.
    When a horse is running in his full career.   --Wilkins.
 3. General course of action or conduct in life, or in a particular part or calling in life, or in some special undertaking; usually applied to course or conduct which is of a public character; as, Washington's career as a soldier.
    An impartial view of his whole career.   --Macaulay.
 4. Falconry The flight of a hawk.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ca·reer, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Careered 3; p. pr. & vb. n. Careering] To move or run rapidly.
    Careering gayly over the curling waves.   --W. Irving.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the particular occupation for which you are trained [syn: calling,
      2: the general progression of your working or professional
         life; "the general had had a distinguished career"; "he
         had a long career in the law" [syn: life history]
      v : move headlong at high speed; "The cars careered down the
          road"; "The mob careered through the streets"