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Meaning of “fellow” in the English Dictionary

"fellow" in British English

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fellowadjective [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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fellownoun [C]

uk   /ˈfel.əʊ/  us   /-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 ​broadshoulders.
  • fellow noun [C] (MEMBER)

a ​member of some ​groups that you must have ​specialtraining 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 ​officialorganization 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 ​educationalsociety: 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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