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  • n  a professional who is intent on furthering his or her career by any possible means and often at the expense of their own integrity

  • The hand was that of Andrei Zhdanov, cat-cruel Politburo careerist whose ear for music had been destroyed long before by the din of dialectical crossfire.
  • Governor and Commander in Chief of the protectorate is Vincent Goncalves Glenday, 49, an Oxonian sportsman careerist in Britain's colonial service.
  • An electronic-music pioneer and movie-soundtrack composer (he won an Oscar for The Last Emperor), Sakamoto has long been an oxymoron: a careerist who lives on the cutting edge.
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  • Local woman receives state business award
    Sharing the work ethic Marisa Rodriquez Harley learned on a pistachio ranch in Fresno, Calif., with Nashville youth edged her ahead of the competition recently to be named the 2013 N.C. Business and Professional Women’s Young Careerist.
    June 28, 2013 - Rocky Mount Telegram

  • Hillary Rodham Clinton in (registration)
    Nigeria has once again lost an experienced, highly patriotic, humane, honest and very selfless careerist in Alhaji Shehu Musa who was reportedly dead in a London hospital yesterday after a brief illness'. Alhaji Shehu Musa comes across as a very... Ibrahim Babangida THISDAY Nov 20, 2008 15169 21036 careerist Women should be careful taking cues from Hillary Clinton, said Penelope Trunk, syndicated career columnist and author of Brazen Careerist: The New Rules for Success."
  • Aldrich Ames in The Age
    A self-serving sham carried out by careerist bureaucrats who managed to deceive policy-makers and the public about the necessity and value of their work,said Ames.

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