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fellowship

noun uk   /ˈfel.əʊ.ʃɪp/ us    /-oʊ-/

fellowship noun (GROUP)

[C] formal a group of people or an organization with the same purpose: the National Schizophrenia Fellowship the American Fellowship of Reconciliation [U] old-fashioned a friendly feeling that exists between people who have a shared interest or are doing something as a group: He enjoyed the fellowship of other actors in the company. Christian fellowship

fellowship noun (EDUCATION)

[C] the position of a fellow (= a teacher of high rank at a college): He's been elected to a fellowship at Merton College. [C] an amount of money that is given to postgraduates to allow them to study a subject at an advanced level: She's applied for a research fellowship.
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