AskDefine | Define confrere

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confrere n : a person who is member of your class or profession; "the surgeon consulted his colleagues"; "he sent e-mail to his fellow hackers" [syn: colleague, fellow]

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  1. a colleague or fellow, especially a professional one
    Unfortunately, when it comes to the informant who turns state’s evidence against a confrere, the OED slaps on the obscure origin label., Michael Sheehan, Wordmall, February 18, 2008.
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