Monday, February 07, 2005

Fellows Definitions

Often, in particular among non native English speakers, the term "fellow" comes up.
Here is a useful remind:

fellow (MEMBER)
noun {C}
1 a member of a group of high-ranking teachers at a particular college or university or of particular academic societies:
- Georgia's a fellow of Clare College, Cambridge.

2 a member of an official organization for a particular subject or job:
- He's a fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors

fellow (MAN)
noun {C} INFORMAL
a man, used especially in the past by people in a higher social class:
- He seemed like a decent sort of a fellow

fellow (SHARED)
adjective {before noun}
describes someone who has the same job or interests as you, or is in the same situation as you:
- She introduced me to some of her fellow students.
- Our fellow travellers were mostly Spanish-speaking tourists.

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