Part of speech: noun

An associate in office.

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Usage examples "colleague":

  1. He chose as a colleague, to share his responsibility, the Rev. - "A Story of One Short Life, 1783 to 1818 [Samuel John Mills]", Elisabeth G. Stryker.
  2. His uncle trusted everything to him, and finally made him his colleague on the throne. - "The Byzantine Empire", Charles William Chadwick Oman.
  3. We had made no effort to convert our colleague. - "The School and the World", Victor Gollancz and David Somervell.