Definition of 'colleague'
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The kindness you show to a colleague surprises some people but has a lucky outcome for you. The Sun (2016)She went with a group of work colleagues and was determined not to be turned away. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That is not something all of his former colleagues can say. The Sun (2016)He also makes astute observations about his colleagues at the department of trade. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Some of his former colleagues have been convicted of securities fraud. Times, Sunday Times (2017)My partner is distant and my work colleague is cheating on me. The Sun (2016)That morning, she was approached by senior colleagues and informed her position was no longer tenable. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The retelling of his exploits does not always match reality, former colleagues say. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We've seen other colleagues attacked. Times, Sunday Times (2016)These are usually the very people that colleagues consider the most preposterously incompetent. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You could speed up progress at work by giving colleagues a helping hand. The Sun (2016)The employee also has the right to be accompanied by a colleague or union member. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Take on your pals and colleagues to see who really is the best fantasy manager around! The Sun (2012)It seems his former colleagues are keen to draw a line in the sand. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You are well respected by staff and colleagues. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It has young people mentor senior colleagues. Times, Sunday Times (2006)An exciting phase of love begins when you see a work colleague in a new light. The Sun (2011) Members and their colleagues from work meet at the church for pickup games. Christianity Today (2000) Seeing colleagues cheat makes us more likely to do so. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He will be fondly remembered by current and former colleagues. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Staff discovered their colleague slumped on the seat. The Sun (2016)No one but myself and my working colleagues had seen them. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He decided to set up a business consultancy of his own with former colleagues. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Lunch is usually a sandwich at his desk or is taken with colleagues in the staff canteen. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He was an immensely likeable companion away from the microphone and a most sympathetic colleague to work with. Times, Sunday Times (2011) People are watching colleagues being made redundant and restructuring taking place and their own workload increasing as a result. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But my colleagues say he got me just fine'. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Now a senior former colleague may go public with shocking new information about his behind-the-scenes outbursts. The Sun (2016)I want to stop this desire to divide staff from their senior colleagues. Times, Sunday Times (2014)What do his colleagues say? Times, Sunday Times (2015)This argument was rejected despite the pleas of our French department colleagues, whose task was made more difficult by our failure to teach basic grammar. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Although heavy-duty ear defenders were issued to soldiers, they routinely failed to wear them because they found it difficult to hear what their colleagues were saying. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'colleague'
British English: colleague /ˈkɒliːɡ/ NOUN
Your colleagues are the people you work with, especially in a professional job.
...a business colleague.
- American English: colleague
- Arabic: زَمِيل
- Brazilian Portuguese: colega
- Chinese: 同事
- Croatian: kolega
- Czech: kolega
- Danish: kollega
- Dutch: collega
- European Spanish: colega trabajo
- Finnish: kollega
- French: collègue
- German: Kollege
- Greek: συνάδελφος
- Italian: collega
- Japanese: 同僚
- Korean: 동료
- Norwegian: kollega
- Polish: kolega
- European Portuguese: colega
- Romanian: coleg
- Russian: коллега
- Latin American Spanish: colega
- Swedish: kollega
- Thai: เพื่อนร่วมงาน
- Turkish: meslektaş
- Ukrainian: колега
- Vietnamese: đồng nghiệp
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