colleague colleague  /ˈkɑ liɡ/


  1. (n) an associate that one works with
  2. (n) a person who is member of one's class or profession


  1. Wes Lunt's final decision: Predictable, wise

    Wes Lunt has finally decided on a new home. He's transferring to Illinois, a source told colleague Joe Schad. Lunt, who grew up an Illini fan, believes the spread offense operated by offensive coordinator Bill Cubit would be a good fit. Lunt also has a relationship with coach Tim Beckman and could potentially succeed a senior starter and help turn around a program in front of his home-state fans ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: ESPN Blogs

  2. 4 Questions To Identify Your Innovation Killers

    Rules can get in the way of the goal. If someone messes up, should they get fired? Your average manager's pat answer is always "yes, it sets a 'what not to do' example for the rest." An exceptional leader would answer "it depends." My colleague Ken Perlman offers a clear example of why punishing failures is the fastest way to stifle innovation in your organization.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Forbes

  3. Justices agree to hear airline defamation case

    By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Supreme Court agreed on Monday to consider whether an airline had legal immunity from a defamation claim after employees reported a disgruntled colleague to federal authorities as a possible security risk. Air Wisconsin Airlines Corp, a subsidiary of Harbor Diversified Inc, says it is immune from the claims made by former pilot William Hoeper under a ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News


  1. Mr Obama said: "Over the past several years I've had the honour to call Teddy a colleague, a counsellor and a friend and even though we have known this day was coming for some time now, we awaited it with no small measure of dread."
    on Aug 26, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Belfast Telegraph

  2. "I hope that my American colleague and I will hold substantial and full-fledged talks that will produce real results," Medvedev said.
    on Jul 2, 2009 By: Dmitry Medvedev Source: AFP

  3. "As someone who has known him for over 20 years as a friend and a colleague, he can make a real difference to this country for the better and for the good. I wish him well and, as I say, I'm delighted to support him and endorse him fully," adds...
    on Sep 7, 2006 By: Tony Blair Source: BBC News

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