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con·frere

 (kŏn′frâr′)
n.
A fellow member of a fraternity or profession; a colleague.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Medieval Latin cōnfrāter : Latin com-, com- + Latin frāter, brother; see bhrāter- in Indo-European roots.]
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confrère

(ˈkɒnfrɛə)
n
a fellow member of a profession, fraternity, etc
[C15: from Old French, from Medieval Latin confrāter fellow member, from Latin frāter brother]
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con•frere

(ˈkɒn frɛər)

n.
colleague.
[1425–75; late Middle English < Middle French < Medieval Latin confrāter colleague = Latin con- con- + frāter brother]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.confrere - 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"
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References in classic literature ?
As to the Canadian voyageurs, their mutual felicitations, as usual, were loud and vociferous, and it was almost ludicrous to behold these ancient "comrades" and "confreres," hugging and kissing each other on the river bank.
She occupied a chair right up to the front, and several times she turned her head toward one or another of her CONFRERES and smiled her appreciation of the remarks.
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Ainsi, qui peut oublier ce magnifique et celebre duo avec son ami et confrere le defunt, Mohamed Belkass.
Quelques minutes avant l'entree dans une reunion d'urgence, Nejiba Hamrouni, presidente du Syndicat national des journalistes tunisiens (SNJT) a fortement condamne l'agression de notre confrere Sofiene Ben Farhet dans la soiree de dimanche.
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Mais un travail de longue haleine reste a faire afin de consolider cette nouvelle tendance de reprise due entre autres raisons citees ci-haut au buzz cree par les dunes electroniques qui ont ineluctablement permis de reparler de la destination avec un retour par la grande porte du desert a l'ambiance festive, estime notre confrere Tourismag.