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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A professional who is intent on furthering his or her job path by any possible means and often at the expense of their own integrity.

Usage examples (35)
  • If Lucy is 'careerist' why would she be trying to get selected for this seat?
  • It's strange that Purnell has been called a "careerist" by John Prescott on his blog today.
  • Surely that makes me someone who is not voting for McDonnell because, amongst other things, I cannot stand the man - not a "careerist".
  • Poor Jerome is shown to have been a tempting target for bullies from an early age, and hence an unlikely candidate for any kind of careerist rat race. for more
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