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English definition of “fellow”

fellow

noun [C]     /ˈfeləʊ/
MAN old-fashioned a man: a big fellow with broad shouldersKinds of menMen and women
COLLEGE someone whose job is to teach or study a particular subject at some colleges or universities: She's a research fellow at St Peter's college.Occupations and tradesUniversity and college educationTeachers
MEMBER a member of an official organization for a particular subject or jobOccupations and tradesPosition and status in groups and organizations
(Definition of fellow noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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