character reference

character reference
noun
a formal recommendation by a former employer to a potential future employer describing the person's qualifications and dependability
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requests for character references are all too often answered evasively

Syn: ↑character, ↑reference
Derivationally related forms: ↑characterise (for: ↑character)
Hypernyms: ↑recommendation, ↑testimonial, ↑good word

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character reference UK US noun [countable] [singular character reference plural character references]
a reference for a job
Thesaurus: applying and interviewing for jobshyponym

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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