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What is a more formal synonym for "getting the job"?

Perhaps "to be hired" instead of "to get the job".
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Synonymous terms for a "reciprocal interaction / incorporation"

The word symbiotic is usually used to describe a mutually beneficial behaviour. Maybe the context of the question can help provide an appropriate suggestion. Symbiotic: characterized by or being a ...
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What's an alternative term for a "dry lake"?

According to [Wiktionary][1], the lakebed suggested in a comment should work: The bottom of a lake, especially after the lake has gone dry. Usage notes: Though the word lakebed itself typically ...
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Looking for a word that describes a polished résumé

professional To me, this would mean that the résumé is everything it should be, in every respect (content and appearance). Such as the resume of a consummate professional. Merriam-Webster: c(1): ...
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Politically correct synonym for "Indian giver"?

According to this National Public Radio article titled The History Behind the Phrase ‘Don’t Be An Indian Giver’, But where did the concept of "Indian giving" really come from? Was there ...
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"endure" vs "perdure" vs "persist"

As my father, an erudite professor, was dying, he gave a brief insight into one possible difference in the usage of endure and perdure. He was enduring his illness, he said, but the true test would be ...
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