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Colleague Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    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]
Colleague Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    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.
Colleague Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Colleague \Col*league"\ (k[o^]l*l[=e]g"), v.t & i. To unite or associate with another or with others. [R.] --Shak.
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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Colleague'

  • Dear colleague letter: A dear colleague letter is a letter sent by one member of a legislative body to all fellow members, usually describing a new bill and ...
  • Dear colleague letter (United States): A "Dear Colleague" letter is official correspondence that is sent by a Member, committee, or officer of the United States House of ...

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* Dr. Evil You know, I have one simple request. And that is to have sharks with frickin' laser beams attached to their heads Now evidently my cycloptic colleague informs me that that cannot be done. Ah, what do I pay you people for, honestly Throw me a bone here - Austin Powers International Man of Mystery

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