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coworker

[koh-wur-ker, koh-wur-] /ˈkoʊˌwɜr kər, koʊˈwɜr-/
noun
1.
a fellow worker; colleague.
Origin of coworker
1635-1645
First recorded in 1635-45; co- + worker
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n.

also co-worker, 1640s, from co- + worker (n.).

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