Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: noun

Definitions: (noun) A colleague is a person who works together with another person or who does the same kind of work. In US English this is a co-worker.

Examples: (noun) It’s important that colleagues get on well if the company is to succeed. (noun) I’d like to talk about the new scientific discovery with my colleagues from the other university.

Synonyms: nouns: co-worker, assistant, partner.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 10 C

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