Meaning of “fellowship” in the English Dictionary

"fellowship" in British English

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fellowshipnoun

uk /ˈfel.əʊ.ʃɪp/ us /ˈfel.oʊ.ʃɪp/

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 friendly feeling that exists between people who have a shared interest 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 advanced level:

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 student studying for an advanced degree, or a position at a university paid 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 formal organization of these people:

[ C ] the Artists’ Fellowship

[ C/U ] Fellowship is also a friendly feeling that exists between people who have a shared interest 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 /ˈfeləʊʃɪp/ us

[ 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 postgraduate students to allow them to study a subject at an advanced level:

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)