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In Latin it means "a running" whereas in English it denotes "a program of study." What word is it?




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Answer: curriculum

In Latin curriculum means "a running," and the phrase curriculum vitae means "course of one's life"; the latter denotes a job qualification summary meant to impress possible employers.

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