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"fellow" in British English

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fellowadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈfel.əʊ/  us   /ˈfel.oʊ/

fellownoun [C]

uk   /ˈfel.əʊ/  us   /ˈfel.oʊ/
(Definition of fellow from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fellow" in American English

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fellownoun [C]

 us   /ˈfel·oʊ/
  • 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.

fellowadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈfel·oʊ, /
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.
(Definition of fellow from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"fellow" in Business English

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fellowadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˈfeləʊ/
used to describe someone who has the same job or interests as you, or is in the same situation as you: A member of staff was sacked for stealing from fellow employees.

fellownoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈfeləʊ/
a member of an official organization for a particular subject or job: She is a fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors. a research fellow at the Institute for Fiscal Studies
a member of a group of high-ranking teachers at a particular college or university or of a particular educational society: She is a fellow of All Souls College, Oxford.
(Definition of fellow from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“fellow” in British English

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