Meaning of “colleague” in the English Dictionary

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"colleague" in British English

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colleaguenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkɒl.iːɡ/ us /ˈkɑː.liːɡ/

A2 one of a group of people who work together:

We're entertaining some colleagues of Carol's tonight.

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(Definition of “colleague” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"colleague" in American English

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colleaguenoun [ C ]

us /ˈkɑl·iɡ/

one of a group of people who work together:

He always got along well with his colleagues in the university.

(Definition of “colleague” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"colleague" in Business English

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colleaguenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkɒliːɡ/ us

WORKPLACE a person that you work with:

He has a good working relationship with colleagues.

(Definition of “colleague” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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