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Pursuit of professional advancement as one's chief or sole aim: "Rampant careerism, which makes many a work place a joyless site, was in check" (Mary McGrory).
ca·reer′ist adj. & n.
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a person who values success in his or her career above all else and seeks to advance it by any possible means
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|Noun||1.||careerist - a professional who is intent on furthering his or her career by any possible means and often at the expense of their own integrity|
career girl - a woman who is a careerist
career man - a man who is a careerist
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careerist[kəˈrɪərɪst] N → ambicioso/a m/f, arribista mf
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careerist[kəˈrɪərɪst] n → carrierista m/f
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