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Colleague meaning

colleague - 4 dictionary results

  1. 1. A partner or associate in some civil or ecclesiastical office or employment. It is never used of partners in trade or manufactures.
  2. 2. To unite or associate with another or with others.
  3. 3. An associate in office.
  4. 4. To associate in office.

colleague - examples of usage

  1. Mary made it clear at once, by starting a fresh topic of general interest, that though she saw the humor of her colleague, she did not intend to have her laughed at. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  2. For one reason or another- no doubt some difference in the system of land tenure is at the root of the matter- the Chicago architect has usually a larger plot of ground to operate on than his New York colleague, and can consequently give his building breadth and depth as well as height. - "America To-day, Observations and Reflections", William Archer.
  3. The American architect has a great advantage over his English colleague in the fact that in furnace- heated houses only the bedrooms require to be shut off with doors. - "America To-day, Observations and Reflections", William Archer.
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