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fellow

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈfel.əʊ/ us    /-oʊ/
B2 used to refer to someone who has the same job or interests as you, or is in the same situation as you: She introduced me to some of her fellow students. Our fellow travellers were mostly Spanish-speaking tourists.
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noun [C] uk   /ˈfel.əʊ/ us    /-oʊ/

fellow noun [C] (MAN)

informal a man, used especially in the past by people in a higher social class: He seemed like a decent fellow.

fellow noun [C] (MEMBER)

UK a member of a group of teachers of high rank at a particular college or university or of particular academic societies: Georgia's a fellow of Clare College, Cambridge. UK a member of an official organization for a particular subject or job: He's a fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors. US a graduate student who has a fellowship at a university
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