carrière

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French carrière.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: car‧ri‧è‧re

Noun[edit]

carrière f (plural carrières, diminutive carrièretje n)

  1. career, a person's occupation(s), calling in life;

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Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing from Old Provençal carreira or Italian carriera, itself from Old Provençal, from Late Latin (via) carrāria, from Latin carrus. Compare the inherited doublet charrière.

Noun[edit]

carrière f (plural carrières)

  1. (originally) racecourse
  2. career
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old French quarrière, from Vulgar Latin *quadrāria, from Latin quadrō (I make four-corned, square; cut into a square), quadrus. Cf. carreau. Compare also English quarry.

Noun[edit]

carrière f (plural carrières)

  1. quarry
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