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  1. colleagues

    Collegiality is the relationship between colleagues. A colleague is a fellow member of the same profession. Colleagues are those explicitly united in a common purpose and respect each other's abilities to work toward that purpose. A colleague is an associate in a profession or in a civil or ecclesiastical office. In a narrower sense, members of the faculty of a university or college are each other's colleagues. Sociologists of organizations use the word 'collegiality' in a technical sense, to create a contrast with the concept of bureaucracy. Classical authors such as Max Weber consider collegiality as an organizational device used by autocrats to prevent experts and professionals from challenging monocratic and sometimes arbitrary powers. More recently, authors such as Eliot Freidson (USA), Malcolm Waters (Australia), and Emmanuel Lazega (France) have said that collegiality can now be understood as a full-fledged organizational form.

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    Rank popularity for the word 'colleagues' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2062

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    Rank popularity for the word 'colleagues' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1043

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of colleagues in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of colleagues in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of colleagues in a Sentence

  1. Mitch McConnell:

    We'll be talking to our colleagues about what, if anything, is appropriate for us to do in the wake of what's going on.

  2. Jack Smith:

    We appreciate our colleagues for their extensive and thoughtful investigation into a matter that has significantly, and adversely, impacted our entire community, the safety and security of every student in each school is our first priority and a responsibility that we take very seriously.

  3. Jane Needham:

    Katrina was one of our best and brightest barristers who will be greatly missed by her colleagues and friends at the NSW Bar, she was a devoted mother of three children, and a valued member of her floor and of our bar community.

  4. State John Kerry on Sunday:

    And in standing for reelection, both President Obama and I are also pledging to work with our former colleagues in the U.S. Congress, and do all we can to restore U.S. funding to UNESCO in full.

  5. Texas Republican Sen. John Cornyn:

    I likened the nomination process and confirmation process to a piñata, which is only to say that the confirmation process around here has gotten pretty tough. But I'm not going to be preached to by the Democratic leader or by Democrats, this is a playbook that has been written by the Democratic leader and our colleagues across the aisle.

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