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