curriculums, curricula (plural) [pr][[t]kərɪ̱kjʊlə[/t]][/pr]
1) N-COUNT A curriculum is all the different courses of study that are taught in a school, college, or university.
See also National Curriculum

There should be a broader curriculum in schools for post-16-year-old pupils...

Russian is the one compulsory foreign language on the school curriculum.

2) N-COUNT: usu n N A particular curriculum is one particular course of study that is taught in a school, college, or university.

...the history curriculum.


English dictionary. 2008.


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  • curriculum — vitæ [ kyrikylɔmvite ] n. m. inv. ou curriculum [ kyrikylɔm ] n. m. • 1900; mots lat. « course de la vie » ♦ Ensemble des indications fournies par une personne sur son état civil, sa formation, ses activités passées. Joindre à sa lettre de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • currículum — o currículum vitae (plural currículos o, para la locución latina, la forma currícula vitae o la invariable currículum vitae) sustantivo masculino 1. Relación de datos biográficos, estudios realizados y trabajos desempeñados que se presenta cuando …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • Curriculum — steht für: die Regelungen zum Studium an einer österreichischen Universität, siehe Studienordnung ein pädagogisches Konzept, siehe Curriculum (Pädagogik) Siehe auch: Curriculum vitae, siehe Lebenslauf …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • CURRICULUM — apud Horatium, Ode principe, v. 3. Sunt quos Cutriculô pulverem Olympicum Collegisse iuvat, metaque fervidis Evitata rotis An pro stailio et hippodromo? ut apud Ciceronem, in Catone mai. c. 9. Quum Milo Crotomtates athletas se in Curriculo… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • curriculum — (n.) 1824, from Modern Latin transferred use of classical L. curriculum a running, course, career (also a fast chariot, racing car ), from currere (see CURRENT (Cf. current) (adj.)). Used in English as a Latin word since 1630s at Scottish… …   Etymology dictionary

  • curriculum — s. m. 1. Documento que contém os dados biográficos e os relativos à formação, conhecimentos e percurso profissional de uma pessoa. 2. Descrição do conjunto de conteúdos ou matérias de um curso escolar ou universitário. • Sinônimo geral: CURRÍCULO …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • curriculum — meaning ‘a course of study’, has a plural curricula. A curriculum vitae (abbreviated to CV or c.v.) is a brief account of a person s education and professional experience. The plural is curricula vitae (curricula vitarum is impossibly pedantic),… …   Modern English usage

  • Curriculum — Cur*ric u*lum (k?r r?k ? l?m), n.; pl. E. {Curriculums} ( l?mz), L. {Curricula} ( l[.a]). [L. See {Curricle}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A race course; a place for running. [1913 Webster] 2. A course; particularly, a specified fixed course of study, as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Curricŭlum — (lat.), bei den Römern Wettrennen, auch Rennwagen, Rennbahn und Laufbahn. Daher C. vitae, der Lebenslauf …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • curriculum — I noun agenda, compendium, course, course of study, discipline, plan, program, prospectus, schedule, seminar, study, syllabus associated concepts: continuing legal education II index career III …   Law dictionary

  • curriculum — currículum (lat.) s.n. Trimis de Lidia, 27.10.2008. Sursa: DOOM 2 …   Dicționar Român

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