The definition of a colleague is someone with whom you work.noun
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Origin: Fr collègue < L collega, one chosen along with another < com-, with + legare, to appoint as deputy: see legate
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Origin: French collègue, from Latin collēga : com-, com- + lēgāre, to depute; see leg- in Indo-European roots.
- colˈleague·shipˌ noun