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fellow

noun [C]  /ˈfel·oʊ/ us  

fellow noun [C] (MAN)

a man: He was a big fellow with broad shoulders.

fellow noun [C] (MEMBER)

a member of some groups that you must have special training to join: Dr. Rodriguez is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians.

fellow noun [C] (TEACHER/STUDENT)

a teacher or student who has a fellowship at a university: He was a fellow at Harvard.

fellow

adjective [not gradable]  /ˈfel·oʊ, / us  

fellow adjective [not gradable] (SHARED)

used of people or a person with whom you share something, esp. the same kind of job, interest, or experience: She introduced me to a few of her fellow students.
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