curriculum

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See also: currículum

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin curriculum (course), derived from currō (run, move quickly).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (General American) IPA(key): /kəˈɹɪkjələm/, /kɚˈɪkjələm/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /kəˈɹɪk.jə.ləm/, /kɜː(ɹ)ˈɪk.juː.ləm/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

curriculum (plural curricula or curriculums)

  1. The set of courses, coursework, and their content, offered at a school or university.
    • 2018, Clarence Green; James Lambert, “Advancing disciplinary literacy through English for academic purposes: Discipline-specific wordlists, collocations and word families for eight secondary subjects”, in Journal of English for Academic Purposes, volume 35, DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jeap.2018.07.004, page 108:
      Drawing on texts recommended in curricula and controlling for two countries with benchmarked curricula improves the external representativeness of the corpus.
    • 2021 April 16, Ciara Nugent, “The Unexpected Ways Climate Change Is Reshaping College Education”, in Time[1]:
      But as the effects of climate change have become more visible in recent years, and the breadth of the transformation needed to fight it has become clear, law schools, med schools, literature programs, economics departments and more are incorporating climate into their undergraduate curriculums, grappling with how climate will transform their fields and attempting to prepare students to face those transformations in the labor market.
  2. (obsolete) A racecourse; a place for running.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin curriculum.

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curriculum m

  1. curriculum
  2. curriculum vitae, CV; resume: summary of education and employment experience

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From currō (run, move quickly) +‎ -culum.

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Noun[edit]

curriculum n (genitive curriculī); second declension

  1. a race
  2. a racecourse
  3. a racing chariot

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative curriculum curricula
Genitive curriculī curriculōrum
Dative curriculō curriculīs
Accusative curriculum curricula
Ablative curriculō curriculīs
Vocative curriculum curricula

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References[edit]

  • curriculum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • curriculum in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • curriculum in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[2], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to finish one's career: vitae cursum or curriculum conficere
  • curriculum in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[3], pre-publication website, 2005-2016