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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
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When the public dinner was over, Francis entered the room, and was welcomed by his Parisian colleague, literally, with open arms.
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Their skilled colleague soon satisfied them that they were wrong.
Well, master,' said Blathers, entering the room followed by his colleague, and making the door fast, before he said any more.
You assert the prior marriage," he said to his colleague.
There were now clearly so many of these for my poor colleague that she was excusable for being vague.
The president was sufficiently well known, however, for all to be assured that he would not put his colleagues to discomfort without some very strong motive.
Seeing the Orator fall dead of what they supposed to be atrophy of the organ of common-sense, his colleagues resolved that whenever they should adjourn because they were tired, it should be out of respect to the memory of him who had so frequently made them so.
Today I sat before my colleagues like a bear's cub or a plucked sparrow, so that I fairly burned with shame.