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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Colleague  \Col"league\  (k[o^]l"l[=e]g),  n.  [F.  coll[`e]gue,  L. 
  collega  one  chosen  at  the  same  time  with  another,  a  partner 
  in  office;  col-  +  legare  to  send  or  choose  as  deputy.  See 
  {Legate}.] 
  A  partner  or  associate  in  some  civil  or  ecclesiastical  office 
  or  employment.  It  is  never  used  of  partners  in  trade  or 
  manufactures. 
 
  Syn:  Helper;  assistant;  coadjutor;  ally;  associate; 
  companion;  confederate. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Colleague  \Col*league"\  (k[o^]l*l[=e]g"),  v.t  &  i. 
  To  unite  or  associate  with  another  or  with  others  [R.] 
  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  colleague 
  n  1:  an  associate  you  work  with  [syn:  {co-worker},  {fellow  worker}, 
  {workfellow}] 
  2:  a  person  who  is  member  of  your  class  or  profession;  "the 
  surgeon  consulted  his  colleagues";  "he  sent  e-mail  to  his 
  fellow  hackers"  [syn:  {confrere},  {fellow}] 




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