Definition of colleague in English:

colleague

Syllabification: col·league
Pronunciation: /ˈkälēɡ
 
/

noun

A person with whom one works, especially in a profession or business.
More example sentences
  • Spent part of today writing a couple of spoof company memos for a select group of colleagues.
  • I have a dear friend who is being unfairly targeted by colleagues he used to be in business with.
  • The trip will only go ahead if Salmond and his amateur colleagues can negotiate time off work.
Synonyms

Origin

early 16th century: from French collègue, from Latin collega 'partner in office', from col- 'together with' + legare 'depute'.

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