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"fellowship" in British English

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fellowshipnoun

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 ​friendlyfeeling that ​exists between ​people who have a ​sharedinterest 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 was ​awarded a fellowship at the ​college. [C] an ​amount of ​money that is given to postgraduates to ​allow them to ​study a ​subject at an ​advancedlevel: She's ​applied for a research fellowship.
(Definition of fellowship from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fellowship" in American English

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fellowshipnoun

 us   /ˈfel·oʊˌʃɪp/
  • fellowship noun (EDUCATION)

[C] money for ​teaching or ​study given to a ​studentstudying for an ​advanceddegree, or a ​position at a ​universitypaid for in this way: She ​applied for a fellowship to ​continue her ​studies.
  • fellowship noun (GROUP)

[C/U] people with the same ​purpose, ​experience, or ​interest, or a ​formalorganization of these ​people: [C] the Artists’ Fellowship [C/U] Fellowship is also a ​friendlyfeeling that ​exists between ​people who have a ​sharedinterest or who do something as a ​group: [U] I like the ​game, and I ​enjoy the fellowship of the ​guys on the ​team.
(Definition of fellowship from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"fellowship" in Business English

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fellowshipnoun

uk   us   /ˈfeləʊʃɪp/
[C] the ​position of a fellow at a college or university: He was ​elected to an honorary fellowship at St John's College.
[C] an ​amount of ​money that is given to postgraduatestudents to ​allow them to ​study a ​subject at an ​advancedlevel: be awarded a fellowship She was ​awarded a $60,000-a-year fellowship at the Duggan ​Institute for Global Health.apply for a fellowship He has ​applied for a research fellowship.
[C] formal a ​group of ​people with the same ​interests or ​area of ​work: She is one of a ​small fellowship of showbusiness ​consultants.
(Definition of fellowship from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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