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verb [intransitive] career pronunciation in British English /kəˈrɪə(r)/
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present tense
I/you/we/theycareer
he/she/itcareers
present participlecareering
past tensecareered
past participlecareered
  1. 1
    to move forwards very quickly in an uncontrolled way
    career into/along/down etc: The driver lost control and careered into a tree.
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  2. 2
    to be in a situation that you cannot control because things are happening so quickly
    The economy is in danger of careering out of control.

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