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or co-work·er  (kō′wûr′kər)
One who works with another; a fellow worker.
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(ˈkoʊˌwɜr kər, koʊˈwɜr-)

a fellow worker.
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The employee did not deny the incidents that formed the basis for the disciplinary action, including the use of profanity, talking about alcohol, and contacting another coworker's physician.
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