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"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 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 Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © 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 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)
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