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colleague
used in Not Without My Daughter

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Definition
fellow worker — especially in a respected profession such as teaching, medicine, or law
  • But Moody treated him with all the respect due to a colleague, and they worked together happily with the Iranian students.
  • Our American friends and neighbors as well as his medical colleagues expected and even demanded that he declare his allegiance to the nation that allowed him a comfortable livelihood.
  • Underworked and overpaid, Moody's "colleague" may have seen the opportunity for a power play to grab a greater share of the available business.
  • I knew that if he visited with some of his old colleagues, the subject would probably arise, so one day I suggested, "why don't you go visit your old friends at Carson City?

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