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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Pursuit of professional advancement as one's chief or sole aim.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The practice of advancing one's career at the expense of one's personal integrity.

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  • noun The overwhelming desire or urge to advance one's own career or social status, usually at the expense of other personal interests or social growth.
  • noun The perception that being a member of the military is a career, rather than an obligation to serve one's country.

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  • noun the practice of advancing your career at the expense of your personal integrity

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