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Colleague

Usage statistics for the noun colleague:

conversational speech2.05%task-oriented speech97.95%
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The word colleague and its family (colleagues) are included in the Academic Word List by Dr. Averil Coxhead, which contains the 570 most frequent word families used in academic texts from a variety of subject areas, of interest for students that learn the words most needed to study at tertiary institutions.

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Definition of the noun colleague

What does colleague mean as a name of something?

Colleague is one of the top 1000 most common nouns in the English language.View more statistics!

noun - plural: colleagues

  1. an associate that one works with
  2. a person who is member of one's class or profession
    • example: the surgeon consulted his colleagues
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonyms of colleague: confrere / fellow
    • more generic word: associate = a person who joins with others in some activity or endeavor

Alternative definition of the noun colleague

noun

  1. A fellow member of a profession, staff, academic faculty or other organization; an associate

Characters

  1. Colleague is a fictional character from the 1995 film The Outpost.
  2. Colleague is a fictional character from Surviving Life.
  3. Colleague is a fictional character from the 2009 drama film Dogtooth.
  4. Colleague is a fictional character from the 2009 film After.Life.
  5. Colleague is a fictional character from the 2008 film The Incredible Hulk.
  6. Colleague is a fictional character in the 2013 film Biographer.
  7. Colleague is a fictional character from the 2013 film Free Range.
  8. Colleague is a fictional character from the 1985 film Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend.
  9. Colleague is a fictional character from the 1999 film The Winslow Boy.
  10. Colleague is a fictional character from the 2009 film Wonderful World.
  11. Colleague is a fictional character from the 2010 comedy film Old Cow vs Tender Grass.
  12. Colleague is a fictional character from the 2013 film Free Range.
  13. Colleague is a fictional character from the 2005 film Kontakt.
  14. The Colleague is a fictional character from the 2003 film Under the Tuscan Sun.
  15. Colleague is a fictional character from the 1995 film Species.
  16. Colleague is a fictional character from the 2011 film The Pool Boys.
  17. Colleague is a fictional character from the 2011 film The North London Book of The Dead.
  18. Colleague is a fictional character from the 1997 film Liar Liar.

Miscellanea

colleague: Identifies a social relationship between the person described and another person.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Colleague

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Google previewRecovery (2011)

The Second Manuscript of the Richards' Trust by W. J. Cherf

A Comrade's Farewell The passing of a loved one, dear friend, or close colleague is a traumatic event. Depending upon the culture, the emotional release is naturally expressed differently and in varying degrees of intensity. The ancient ...

Google previewWays of Knowing (2000)

A New History of Science, Technology and Medicine by John V. Pickstone

A former colleague is an expert in Chinese medicine and its history. Since university rules required that the students' ...

Google previewPower Through Partnership (2014)

How Women Lead Better Together by Betsy Polk, Maggie Ellis Chotas

As we'll explore in later chapters, for women, the lure of a giveandtake relationship with a trusted colleague is a major partnership attraction. That has certainly been true for us. Our partnership took root in the tenth grade, where it provided the ...

Google previewPROFESSIONAL LEARNER’S DICTIONARY OF SPOKEN ENGLISH (2015)

by DASH, RAJENDRA KUMAR

A colleague is leaving the organization to join somewhere ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English and Singhalese, and Singhalese and English Languages (1821)

Under the Patronage of the Government of Ceylon by Benjamin Clough

Colleague , s. to ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Hispanic-American Literature (2015)

Rodríguez,whohas AIDS; Mark's friend and work colleague Kip, a white heterosexual sound engineer; Dean's college friend Mary ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Bhotanta, Or Boutan Language (1826)

by Frederic Christian Gotthelf Schrœter

#sw, company; a companion, a fellow, a colleague, a partner. */ o ~ v c: */ - wriw's assoswor'grgo's Qgr'ssor, a faithful friend. is wors, a wicked companion, one of an evil disposition and habits. #sw'ssor, to fly into a passion, to be angry, to be ...

Google previewMacmillan Dictionary for Children (2001)

by Robert B. Costello

colleague A fellow worker: Our principal asked a colleague to speak at the assembly, col-league (kol'eg) noun, plural colleagues. collect 1. To gather together. 2. To get payment for: The state collects tolls on highways. coMect (ka lekt') verb, ...

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Usage statistics about colleague

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

Usage statistics for the noun colleague:

conversational speech2.05%task-oriented speech97.95%

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun colleague:

co-workerfellowcolleague

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Colleague Meaning

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Quotes about Colleague

Like my colleague, I represent a large Assyrian community in central California, one of the largest concentrations of Assyrian Americans anywhere in the United States. (Dennis Cardoza)
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Scrabble value of C3O1L1L1E1A1G2U1E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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