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Meaning of “co-worker” in the English Dictionary

"co-worker" in British English

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co-workernoun [C]

uk   /ˌkəʊˈwɜː.kər/  us   /ˌkoʊˈwɝː.kɚ/
a ​person who you ​work with, ​especially someone with a ​similarjob or ​level of ​responsibility
(Definition of co-worker from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"co-worker" in American English

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co-workernoun [C]

(also coworker)  us   /ˈkoʊˌwɜr·kər/
a ​personworking with another ​worker, esp. as a ​partner or one who ​helps
(Definition of co-worker from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"co-worker" in Business English

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co-workernoun [C]

( US also coworker) uk   us   /ˌkəʊˈwɜːkər/
WORKPLACE a ​person who you ​work with, especially someone with a similar ​job or ​level of ​responsibility: American ​workers in recent ​years have seen their co-workers ​laid off or ​downsized out of ​jobs.
(Definition of co-worker from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “co-worker”
in Chinese (Simplified) 同事,同僚, (尤指)共同工作者,帮手…
in Turkish iş arkadaşı…
in Russian коллега…
in Chinese (Traditional) 同事,同僚, (尤指)共同工作者,幫手…
in Polish współpracowni-k/czka…
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