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Definition of Colleague

Colleague

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

Colleague Quotations

What I'm not saying is that all government spending is bad. It's not - far, far from it, but there is no free lunch, as a former colleague of mine used to say. There is no public tooth fairy. Father Christmas does not work on the Treasury staff this year. You can never bail someone out of trouble without putting someone else into trouble.
Arthur Laffer

And as an American colleague said to me several months ago, he said, 'I think the challenge in Jordan - and, again, this is for the rest of the Middle East - we need to define what center is. And once we can define what center is to a Jordanian, then we can decide what's left and what's right of that.
Abdallah II of Jordan

What do you call a co-worker these days? Neither teammate nor confederate will do, and partner is too legalistic. The answer brought from academia to the political world by Henry Kissinger and now bandied in the boardroom is colleague. It has a nice upper-egalitarian feel, related to the good fellowship of collegial.
William Safire

They have been saying for a long time that Iraq made an effort to import active uranium, and my colleague demonstrated the other day that they came to the conclusion that it was a fake document that everybody is relying upon.
Hans Blix

I never set out to be CEO. I always set out to be a good team member, a good colleague.
John Stumpf
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Colleague Translations

colleague in Afrikaans is kollega
colleague in Dutch is ambtgenoot, collega
colleague in German is Amtsbruder {m}, Kollege, Mitarbeiter {m}
colleague in Italian is collega
colleague in Portuguese is colega
colleague in Spanish is colega
colleague in Swedish is kollega