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col·league

 (kŏl′ēg′)
n.
A fellow member of a profession, staff, or academic faculty; an associate. See Synonyms at partner.

[French collègue, from Latin collēga : com-, com- + lēgāre, to depute; see leg- in Indo-European roots.]

col′league·ship′ n.

colleague

(ˈkɒliːɡ)
n
a fellow worker or member of a staff, department, profession, etc
[C16: from French collègue, from Latin collēga one selected at the same time as another, from com- together + lēgāre to choose]

col•league

(ˈkɒl ig)

n.
an associate; fellow worker or fellow member of a profession.
[1515–25; < Middle French collegue < Latin collēga=col- col-1 + -lēga, derivative of legere to choose, gather]
col′league•ship`, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.colleague - an associate that one works withcolleague - an associate that one works with  
associate - a person who joins with others in some activity or endeavor; "he had to consult his associate before continuing"
2.colleague - a person who is member of one's class or profession; "the surgeon consulted his colleagues"; "he sent e-mail to his fellow hackers"
associate - a person who joins with others in some activity or endeavor; "he had to consult his associate before continuing"

colleague

noun fellow worker, partner, ally, associate, assistant, team-mate, companion, comrade, helper, collaborator, confederate, auxiliary, workmate, coadjutor (rare), confrère Three of my colleagues have been made redundant.

colleague

noun
1. One that is very similar to another in rank or position:
2. One who is united in a relationship with another:
Translations
زَمِيلزَميل في العَمَل
kolega
kollega
kollega
kolega
kartárskolléga
samstarfsmaîur
同僚
동료
kolēģis
kolega
kollega
เพื่อนร่วมงาน
meslektaşçalışma arkadaşı
đồng nghiệp

colleague

[ˈkɒliːg] Ncolega mf

colleague

[ˈkɒliːg] ncollègue mf

colleague

nKollege m, → Kollegin f; my colleagues at workmeine Arbeitskollegen

colleague

[ˈkɒliːg] ncollega m/f

colleague

(ˈkoliːg) noun
a person with whom one is associated in a profession or occupation. He gets on well with his colleagues.

colleague

زَمِيل kolega kollega Kollege συνάδελφος colega kollega collègue kolega collega 同僚 동료 collega kollega kolega colega коллега kollega เพื่อนร่วมงาน meslektaş đồng nghiệp 同事

colleague

n. colega; compañero-a.

colleague

n colega mf
References in classic literature ?
Nonetheless, the rest of the day I watched for further occasion to approach my colleague, especially as, toward evening, I began to fancy she rather sought to avoid me.
My lords, I introduce to you a new colleague, Camaralzaman, whom I have known on my travels and who, I can assure you, you will find well deserves your regard and admiration.
On the ninth of January, now four days ago, I received by the evening delivery a registered envelope, addressed in the hand of my colleague and old school companion, Henry Jekyll.
The master of the house usually sat in his study on a leather couch in front of the table with some grey-headed gentleman, usually a colleague from our office or some other department.
Yes," said Monte Cristo "I perfectly recollect him; I think he was your colleague.
They were stopped and questioned at the gate by which they sought to enter the city, but Athos replied, in excellent English, that they had been sent forward by Colonel Harrison to announce to his colleague, Monsieur Bridge, the approach of the king.
Fitzpatrick and his colleague now lost all patience; since the others persisted in following them, they determined to give them an unprofitable chase, and to sacrifice the hunting season rather than share the products with their rivals.
de Grosjoyaux's colleague pointed to an open door beyond, and whispered that the doctor was within, keeping guard.
Monsieur," he said, "I am Monsieur Roguin, your daughter's notary, and we have come--my colleague and I--to fulfil the intentions of the law and--put an end to the divisions which--appear--to exist--between yourself and Mademoiselle, your daughter,--on the subject--of--her-- marriage with Monsieur Luigi Porta.
In company with her male colleague, the great American actor, Isidore Bruno, she was producing a particularly poetical and fantastic interpretation of Midsummer Night's Dream: in which the artistic prominence was given to Oberon and Titania, or in other words to Bruno and herself.
By the way, Dom Claude, I bring you a colleague who has desired to see you on account of your reputation.
And Fouquet, taking a pen, wrote a few rapid lines to his colleague Lyonne.